Category: Asia

Indonesia: Govt to complete roadmap for shari’a economy later this year

| 22/09/2018 | Reply
Indonesia: Govt to complete roadmap for shari’a economy later this year

The roadmap will focus on the comprehensive development of the halal domestic industry.

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Opinion: The Sharia’ah Rulings regarding Labelling a Haraam Product as Halaal

| 19/09/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The Sharia’ah Rulings regarding Labelling a Haraam Product as Halaal

Issuing a Halaal certificate for products which have names containing that which is commonly known to be Haraam.

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All-natural halal beauty brand Al-Hur Beauty launches in Malaysia

| 10/09/2018 | Reply
All-natural halal beauty brand Al-Hur Beauty launches in Malaysia

Al-Hur Beauty is currently available through 5 stockists, independent stockists, as well as their own internal sales team.

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Philippines: DOST-supported Halal center building set to open

| 03/09/2018 | Reply
Philippines: DOST-supported Halal center building set to open

If you were a food manufacturer, you would be crazy to not put your mind and wallet in the consistently ballooning trade of halal foods across the world.

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Chechen Republic, Brunei to begin cooperation in various sectors

| 31/08/2018 | Reply
Chechen Republic, Brunei to begin cooperation in various sectors

Since the population of Chechnya is 100 per cent Muslim, they can offer Islamic and halal tourism to the Brunei market. During discussions with DARe, they also put forward their interest in developing Halal cosmetics

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Malaysia: Jakim expects 10pct increase in halal exports

| 27/08/2018 | Reply
Malaysia:  Jakim expects 10pct increase in halal exports

The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is expecting an increase of 10 per cent in halal exports this year from RM45 billion in 2017.

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Halal certification keeps Japan linked to Southeast Asian supply chains

| 23/08/2018 | Reply
Halal certification keeps Japan linked to Southeast Asian supply chains

Two of Japan’s biggest transport companies, Nippon Express and Yusen Logistics, have taken a step toward growing their business in Southeast Asia by gaining Halal certification for shipping goods in compliance with Islamic law.

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Opinion: The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

| 22/08/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

The story of Eid al-Adha is the biblical story of Abraham and his willingness to sacrifice his son to God. Before Abraham could sacrifice his child, God provided him with a ram instead.

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Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

HALAL will be one of the main discussion points as the pharma industry is slowly moving towards providing the wide public with HALAL certified pharmaceuticals.

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BioCell Collagen® Offers Scientific Session at Vitafoods Singapore

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
BioCell Collagen® Offers Scientific Session at Vitafoods Singapore

BioCell Collagen® is available in a Halal version certified to Malaysian Standard 1500 (MS 1500) by the Halal Quality Control/ Halal Certification Germany.

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China to open halal bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
China to open halal bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka

Gansu Amin Bio Halal Gelatine Co Ltd (Aminbio), the largest halal gelatine company in China’s Gansu province is set to open a bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka.

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UAE, Indonesia target $5.5bn trade boost after halal deal

| 15/08/2018 | Reply
UAE, Indonesia target $5.5bn trade boost after halal deal

The UAE and Indonesia are targeting a significant increase in bilateral trade to $5.5 billion after signing an agreement to harmonise standards for halal products.

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Singapore: ITB Asia to launch Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion

| 13/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: ITB Asia to launch Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion

ITB Asia is set to focus on the US$180 billion Muslim travel market this year as it partners with key experts, CrescentRating and Halal Trip for the 3rd edition of the Halal in Travel summit.

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Bangladesh: Govt, businesses’ efforts emphasised to tap into $2t global halal market

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
Bangladesh: Govt, businesses’ efforts emphasised to tap into $2t global halal market

Bangladesh Investment Development Authority executive chairman suggested that a separate economic zone could be established for manufacturing halal products.

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Brunei seeks regional Halal industry hub status

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
Brunei seeks regional Halal industry hub status

Brunei is working towards positioning itself as a Halal industry hub in the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) and ASEAN regions.

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UAE provides technical support to the Philippines to unify the Halal industry

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
UAE provides technical support to the Philippines to unify the Halal industry

The UAE, supports the Halal products sector in Republic of the Philippines, through technical cooperation and exchange of experiences.

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Where are the B2B Halal e-commerce Platforms Now?

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Where are the B2B Halal e-commerce Platforms Now?

The three dedicated halal trade and e-commerce platforms— DagangHalal, Zilzar and AladdinStreet—have not been doing well.

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Singapore: Helping probiotics to help you

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Helping probiotics to help you

The general health benefits associated with consuming foods and beverages with probiotic strains have driven demand for them up dramatically.

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Singapore: Discover the Nutraceuticals Industry at Vitafoods Asia

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Discover the Nutraceuticals Industry at Vitafoods Asia

Visitors to the upcoming Vitafoods Asia Exhibition and Conference will discover all aspects of the development and application of nutraceuticals.

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Dubai Chamber promotes Dubai as strategic hub for Belarusian food exporters

| 01/08/2018 | Reply
Dubai Chamber promotes Dubai as strategic hub for Belarusian food exporters

Khan: We have seen strong interest from food exporters in Eurasia that are very keen to cooperate with Dubai on food security.

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