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Malaysia: Trace Labs and OneAgrix partner to enable halal traceability on the blockchain

| 28/03/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Trace Labs and OneAgrix partner to enable halal traceability on the blockchain

Trace Labs and OneAgrix will be announcing a partnership that will utilise blockchain-enabled solutions for transparency of Halal food at the Industry Forum on the 3 April 2019 @ 3pm in MITEC Kuala Lumpur, where the annual MIHAS 2019 exhibition is being held.  OneAgrix, a B2B online marketplace for the sourcing of Halal food ingredients […]

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Indonesia tries to snare share of $3trln Sharia market with mandatory Halal certification

| 26/03/2019 | Reply
Indonesia tries to snare share of $3trln Sharia market with mandatory Halal certification

By Stella-maris Ewudolu – aecnewstoday.com With almost 269 million people, Indonesia is the world’s most Muslim populated country. However, when it comes to cashing in on the global halal industry it ranks 10th, alongside Brunei, for its ability to seize opportunities in the Islamic economy. All that could soon change. Both President Joko Widodo and […]

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Malaysia: World Halal Conference 2019 – Fostering a Robust Halal Economy

| 26/03/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Conference 2019 – Fostering a Robust Halal Economy

The 11th Edition of the World Halal Conference aims to foster a robust Halal Economy through global integration and ethical practice.

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Halal, health and healing: Will halalopathy bring hope to patients?

| 25/03/2019 | 1 Reply
Halal, health and healing: Will halalopathy bring hope to patients?

“Halalopathy is not a new thing. It is really returning back to an ancient mindset of healing found not only in the Islamic tradition but also Chinese, African, Greek, and aboriginal traditions.”

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Indonesia Wants to be the Leader of the World’s Halal Industry

| 25/03/2019 | Reply
Indonesia Wants to be the Leader of the World’s Halal Industry

Tired of being the world’s largest halal products consumer, Indonesia now wants to be the top producer of shariah-compliant goods.

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Opinion: Opportunities in the Halal Economy

| 24/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Opportunities in the Halal Economy

“Despite the current size of Muslim consumer market, investments in companies that cater for this population — especially smaller, high-growth ones — are scarce, the market is fragmented,” says Thomas Tsao, managing partner, Gobi Partners

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Pakistan: Deals for ‘big projects’ during Mahathir’s Pakistan visit

| 23/03/2019 | Reply
Pakistan: Deals for ‘big projects’ during Mahathir’s Pakistan visit

PM Khan said he admired Dr Mahathir for his stand against corruption.”We actually believe that countries are not poor, corruption makes them poor. Corruption destroys state institutions,” he said.

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How do you know where your olive oil really comes from?

| 22/03/2019 | Reply
How do you know where your olive oil really comes from?

Food suppliers are making efforts to guarantee the provenance of their food themselves, using new tools such as blockchain technology and tracking supply chains to approach food fraud.

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France: Paris Grand Mosque wants Jakim Halal accreditation

| 20/03/2019 | 1 Reply
France: Paris Grand Mosque wants Jakim Halal accreditation

“The mosque has its own certificate but they want recognition from Jakim as they believe the credibility of Jakim which is very assuring,” the Deputy Prime Minister said.

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UAE and Uzbekistan explore trade, investment partnership prospects

| 15/03/2019 | Reply
UAE and Uzbekistan explore trade, investment partnership prospects

As part of the Committee’s agenda, both countries agreed to enhance economic, trade and technical cooperation based on a number of policies and programmes.

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Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

| 15/03/2019 | Reply
Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

The conference will include HALAL as one of the main discussions as the pharma industry is slowly moving towards providing the wide public with HALAL certified pharmaceuticals.

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Opinion: How can we restore trust in the food industry?

| 12/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: How can we restore trust in the food industry?

According to surveys, 66% of consumers don’t believe the information which is displayed on the food labels. This has put a growing pressure on food companies and authorities globally.

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Opinion: A Double Halal Helix: Halal Supply Chain for Halal Branding

| 12/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: A Double Halal Helix: Halal Supply Chain for Halal Branding

The Halal logo is not enough. Products could quickly lose their Halal status when cross-contamination occurs anywhere in the supply chain.

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Philippines looks to Malaysia for revival of BIMP-EAGA, barter trade

| 10/03/2019 | Reply
Philippines looks to Malaysia for revival of BIMP-EAGA, barter trade

Malaysia has consistently been one of the Philippines’ strong trade partners, being the country’s 10th largest trading partner with a total bilateral trade at $6B.

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Philippines: 13 SMEs from Mindanao to join halal showcase in Malaysia

| 08/03/2019 | Reply
Philippines: 13 SMEs from Mindanao to join halal showcase in Malaysia

“Primarily, we want to help our SMEs to tap the export market and present potential investment areas in the Philippines for Malaysian investors,” Datukan said.

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Malaysia: Mahathir to pave way for new areas of M’sian investment in Philippines

| 08/03/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Mahathir to pave way for new areas of M’sian investment in Philippines

Following the ratification of Bangsamoro Organic Law and the setting up of Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA), Rizwan Irwan said it opened up an avenue for the Malaysian government.

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What you need to know about Thirst Relief and how you can help free a community from poverty

| 07/03/2019 | Reply
What you need to know about Thirst Relief and how you can help free a community from poverty

“We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in our hands to make a difference.” Nelson Mandela

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UK: AzkaHalal Brings Ethical Standards To Halal Certification

| 06/03/2019 | Reply
UK: AzkaHalal Brings Ethical Standards To Halal Certification

AzkaHalal is set to take Halal Certification to the next level with introduction of ethical standards to certify any product or service as AzkaHalal. 

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Blockchain for Food Traceability in the Halal Food Industry

| 05/03/2019 | Reply
Blockchain for Food Traceability in the Halal Food Industry

Unblock meetup in Kuala Lumpur, invited some of people to share their views on how the blockchain technology can transform the Halal food industry in Malaysia.

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