Category: Asia

Malaysian halal entrepreneurs will have an easier time expanding into Indonesia

| 28/01/2019 | Reply
Malaysian halal entrepreneurs will have an easier time expanding into Indonesia

Sirajuddin said negotiations on the agreement had been ongoing for three years and was about 80 per cent completed.

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Russia: World Halal Day 2019 to be celebrated in Samara

| 28/01/2019 | Reply
Russia: World Halal Day 2019 to be celebrated in Samara

Investment, trade, infrastructure, livelihood and tourist attraction in the Volga region together with the International Association of Islamic Business (IAIB

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Singapore: Landmark deal to empower businesses safe access to the Halal market

| 26/01/2019 | Reply
Singapore: Landmark deal to empower businesses safe access to the Halal market

New integration deal between OneAgrix and Escrow.com will make global trade frictionless and improve links with B2B transactions

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Japan: Three-day halal festival draws around 7,000

| 25/01/2019 | Reply
Japan: Three-day halal festival draws around 7,000

The expo hosted 95 halal-certified small- and medium-size enterprises from Malaysia, Japan, Indonesia and China at 101 booths and drew about 7,000 patrons over the three days.

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SalamWeb aims to promote ethical, Shariah-compliant web browsing

| 19/01/2019 | 1 Reply
SalamWeb aims to promote ethical, Shariah-compliant web browsing

SalamWeb Browser features Qibla (prayer direction) compass, prayer timings, Salam News which is a custom news feed aggregated from verified news sources, and SalamChat.

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Research: Indonesia’s New Halal Law: Impact on the Political Economy

| 19/01/2019 | Reply
Research: Indonesia’s New Halal Law: Impact on the Political Economy

What are the implications of the upcoming halal law on the country’s political economy and on Indonesia’s ambition to be a global halal hub?

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‘Modest fashion’ looks to move from niche to mainstream

| 19/01/2019 | Reply
‘Modest fashion’ looks to move from niche to mainstream

Analysts say the interest from Goldman demonstrates that the sector is no longer considered a novelty, but is instead being taken seriously and entering the next phase of growth.

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The Rise of Halal Tourism

| 19/01/2019 | Reply
The Rise of Halal Tourism

With a population that is disproportionately young, educated and upwardly mobile, they are one of the fastest-growing demographics on the global tourism scene.

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UAE: Announcing Pret A Cover™ Buyers Lane Final Selected Designers!

| 18/01/2019 | Reply
UAE: Announcing Pret A Cover™ Buyers Lane Final Selected Designers!

A select group of designers have succeeded to showcase in the upcoming Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane, The Retail Summit Edition on Feb 13 & 14, 2019.

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Research: Animal Rights and Welfare in Islam

| 17/01/2019 | Reply
Research: Animal Rights and Welfare in Islam

The truth about how the animals were deprived of their basic rights in the pre Islamic era and how Islam has laid down a complete code of their welfare.

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UAE: World’s First ISO Accreditation For Halal Food Testing

| 16/01/2019 | Reply
UAE:  World’s First ISO Accreditation For Halal Food Testing

Dubai Municipality’s Central Laboratory has announced that it has received international accreditation in compliance with Halal food testing ISO/IEC 17025.

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International Halal exhibitions announce Strategic Partnership

| 16/01/2019 | 1 Reply
International Halal exhibitions announce Strategic Partnership

Halal Expo Canada (HEC) and Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) organizers announce the formation of a strategic partnership to further grow halal lifestyle markets

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Malaysia: Local Halal industry needs a revamp

| 11/01/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Local Halal industry needs a revamp

“We are not looking at the processes of halal certification that could give spin-off effects on investments,” Mohd Redzuan said.

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Indonesia: MUI Carrys Out Halal Certification before Regulation Ready

| 09/01/2019 | Reply
Indonesia: MUI Carrys Out Halal Certification before Regulation Ready

The JPH Law stipulates that the issuance of halal certification involves BPJPH as a regulator and Halal Inspection Agency (LPH) which includes auditors and MUI as fatwa provider.

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Indonesia has strong demand in packaged food

| 08/01/2019 | Reply
Indonesia has strong demand in packaged food

Interview on bilateral trade between Indonesia and India in the food and beverage sector and opportunities in exports going forward.

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Thailand strengthens standards for its Diamond Halal brand

| 07/01/2019 | Reply
Thailand strengthens standards for its Diamond Halal brand

The Halal Science Centre at Chulalongkorn University recently hosted the “International Halal Science and Technology Conference 2018” (IHSATEC) where they discussed ‘precision halalization’.

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Opinion: Halal Certification for Global Markets

| 07/01/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Halal Certification for Global Markets

An overview on Halal standards, certification and accreditation since 2010. 2019 will be seeing the growth in accreditation and hopefully also harmonisation of standards in various regions.

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Japan making a mark in Muslim tourist market

| 04/01/2019 | Reply
Japan making a mark in Muslim tourist market

A Strong influx of Muslim travellers is fuelling a boom in halal restaurants and syariah-compliant hotels in Japan, potentially a big market for Malaysian halal products.

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Opinion: Could vegan formulations soon crowd out Halal as a selling point?

| 03/01/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Could vegan formulations soon crowd out Halal as a selling point?

This is according Malaysia’s first venture capital fund dedicated to Halal startups!

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INTERVIEW–Scientist says has developed metrics to determine if animal was stunned before halal slaughter

| 03/01/2019 | Reply
INTERVIEW–Scientist says has developed metrics to determine if animal was stunned before halal slaughter

The debate over whether animals should be stunned or not before they are slaughtered continues in the halal industry. While some methods of stunning are accepted as halal in many countries, some argue against the practice.

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