Category: Asia

Opinion: Innovation in the Halal industry

| 02/03/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Innovation in the Halal industry

The halal label will never be enough to sustain and offer lucrative returns for the businesses, companies and businesses have been forced to innovate, innovate and innovate for commercialisation.

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Visit to the largest L’Oreal du monde factory in Jababeka, Indonesia

| 27/02/2017 | Reply
Visit to the largest L’Oreal du monde factory in Jababeka, Indonesia

L’Oreal started halal certification in 1998 and are pursuing it for their lines and products, where each ingredient is examined.

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Australia Keen on Investing $5 Bln in Indonesia

| 27/02/2017 | Reply
Australia Keen on Investing $5 Bln in Indonesia

One of the inputs conveyed by the Australian investors is the facilitation of Halal certification process for multivitamin product.

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Malaysia: 8th Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2017

| 24/02/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: 8th Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2017

Description This convention is a gathering of members from Foreign Halal Certification Bodies recognized by JAKIM. Foreign Halal Certification Bodies recognized by JAKIM is an institution appointed by JAKIM to ratify halal status of raw materials, critical ingredients, meat and animal based products to be imported in Malaysia. At Halal Certification Bodies Convention, you will […]

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Emirates Halal Center authorized by UAE opens in Tokyo to facilitate granting Halal certification

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
Emirates Halal Center authorized by UAE opens in Tokyo to facilitate granting Halal certification

Emirates Halal Center, a Halal certification agency authorized by the Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE), was set up at Minato ward, Tokyo on February 13.

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Malaysia: Halal Technical Competent Officers For Global Market

| 15/02/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Technical Competent Officers For Global Market

Halal technical competent officers are being created by the Halal International Selangor (HIS) to create trade opportunities in the halal sector.

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Thailand’s first Halal hotel opens following Trump immigration ban

| 13/02/2017 | Reply
Thailand’s first Halal hotel opens following Trump immigration ban

The four-star hotel, called Al Meroz, offers facilities that serve the requirements of Muslim visitors, such as a praying room and halal food.

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Islamic finance and digital currencies: The halal aspect

| 12/02/2017 | Reply
Islamic finance and digital currencies: The halal aspect

With the growing utilisation of fintech in the Islamic finance sector, the question arises what role digital currencies and blockchain technologies play in Shariah banking.

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Taiwan seeks stronger ties with Malaysia in ‘New Southbound Policy’

| 07/02/2017 | Reply
Taiwan seeks stronger ties with Malaysia in ‘New Southbound Policy’

The Southeast Asian nation is also a pioneer in the halal industry. Its halal certification body is well-established and its logo accepted worldwide.

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Malaysia: CCM to return to the black, halal cert to help

| 07/02/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: CCM to return to the black, halal cert to help

The Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd (CCM), which recently received certification to produce halal pharmaceutical products, is looking to turn around its fortunes after two years of chalking up losses.

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Thailand to aid Halal industry in Cambodia

| 02/02/2017 | Reply
Thailand to aid Halal industry in Cambodia

Thailand, one of the main halal food producers, is seeking to invest in halal food production in Cambodia, targeting Muslim Cambodians and tourists.

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Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification for Prescriptive Medicine issued to CCM

| 02/02/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification for Prescriptive Medicine issued to CCM

JAKIM is the first to certify controlled/prescriptive medicines (Ethical Products) based on the world’s first Halal pharmaceutical standard MS2424:2012 Halal Pharmaceuticals – General Guidelines.

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INDONESIA: Mandatory Halal Certification Looms for Food, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics

| 26/01/2017 | Reply
INDONESIA: Mandatory Halal Certification Looms for Food, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics

Promoted as a Halal Product Guarantee, the certification forms part of the bid to make Indonesian products more competitive in the international market.

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Philippines: Shari’ah must be included in Halal development law

| 26/01/2017 | Reply
Philippines: Shari’ah must be included in Halal development law

By Ace June Rell S. Perez – SunStarDAVAO THE Mindanao Islamic Chamber of Commerce Inc. (MICCI) raised concern to incorporate Shari’ah aspect to the Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Act of 2016. Marilou Ampuan, one of the founders of MICCI and president of the Universal Islamic Center told reporters Tuesday, January 24, during the […]

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Philippines: Halal Tourism Expo exhibitors seen to double with ASEAN chairmanship

| 26/01/2017 | Reply
Philippines: Halal Tourism Expo exhibitors seen to double with ASEAN chairmanship

This year’s Halal expo was organized to increase the public’s level of awareness of Halal as well as to give better position of the Philippines, especially Davao, in aligning programs for Halal tourism.

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Pakistan: Fauji Meat officially begins commercial operations

| 17/01/2017 | 1 Reply
Pakistan: Fauji Meat officially begins commercial operations

Pakistan has been endowed with a large livestock population which includes cattle, buffalo, sheep and goat. It has a herd size of more than 60 million animals; one of the largest in the world.

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UAE: DIEDC, Astana International Financial Centre sign MoU

| 16/01/2017 | 1 Reply
UAE: DIEDC, Astana International Financial Centre sign MoU

Furthermore, DIEDC will assist in setting up the Kazakh Halal Accreditation Body in collaboration with its strategic partners. The organisation will join the International Halal Accreditation Forum.

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Yunnan principally agrees to work with Malaysia with trade and Halal products

| 15/01/2017 | Reply
Yunnan principally agrees to work with Malaysia with trade and Halal products

Yunnan has agreed in principle to work with Malaysia on several issues related to increasing trade, including certification for halal products and connectivity.

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Malaysia: Alibaba and the Halal industry: A win-win situation

| 13/01/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Alibaba and the Halal industry: A win-win situation

The Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) is in talks with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to form a joint venture to enter the international halal market in a big way.

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Malaysia: HDC to double number of firms exporting Halal products by 2020

| 12/01/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC to double number of firms exporting Halal products by 2020

CEO Jamil said this came on the back of positive outlook in global growth with the International Monetary Fund forecasting 3.4% this year.

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