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Indonesia to launch Sharia Economy Masterplan in May

| 26/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesia to launch Sharia Economy Masterplan in May

The draft stresses the importance of optimizing the use of the digital economy in the form of e-commerce, marketplaces and financial technology.

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Entrepreneur development minister starts working visit to Russia’s Tatarstan

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
Entrepreneur development minister starts working visit to Russia’s Tatarstan

He will represent the government at the 11th International Economic Summit themed “Russia — Islamic World: Kazan Summit 2019” during the period held under the patronage of the President of Tatarstan.

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Opinion: Economy 4.0 is here to stay

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Economy 4.0 is here to stay

There is a race between countries and companies to provide platforms and create ecosystems to benefit from this innovation. These new technologies are disruptive and will change every aspect of our lives.

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Opinion: What is modest fashion and why is it becoming mainstream?

| 23/04/2019 | Reply
Opinion: What is modest fashion and why is it becoming mainstream?

A quick search of modest fashion on Google produces around 149m results, while Pinterest UK reports that searches for the term are up 500 per cent since the beginning of 2019.

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Turkey: Modanisa Istanbul Modest Fashion Week

| 23/04/2019 | Reply
Turkey: Modanisa Istanbul Modest Fashion Week

Modanisa Istanbul Modest Fashion Week officially opened its doors on Saturday, 20 April, to showcase an array of home-grown and international talent including Halima Aden, Rabia Z, Dian Pelangi, Till We Cover and many others.

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Indonesia: Halal is not about religion, but lifestyle

| 22/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal is not about religion, but lifestyle

Partnering with HalalNode, Halal Lifestyle Indonesia aims to promote sustainable Halal lifestyle in food, apparel and fashion.

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Malaysia, Indonesia rivalry heats up

| 20/04/2019 | Reply
Malaysia, Indonesia rivalry heats up

The Muslim travel market has undergone significant changes in recent years. The industry’s digital and technological transformation means it is now firmly in Halal Travel 2.0.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina’s PM met with Delegation from Malaysia

| 20/04/2019 | Reply
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s PM met with Delegation from Malaysia

Minister Redzuan said Malaysia was interested in improving cooperation, especially in the fields of halal industry, agriculture, renewable energy and tourism sources.

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Singapore: How this startup uses blockchain to simplify the Halal certification process

| 20/04/2019 | Reply
Singapore: How this startup uses blockchain to simplify the Halal certification process

The platform will show to companies if they are able to undergo the audit process by themselves, or if they would need a consultant in doing it.

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Halal industry shaken as certification bodies accuse Indonesia’s MUI official of extortion

| 19/04/2019 | Reply
Halal industry shaken as certification bodies accuse Indonesia’s MUI official of extortion

It is alleged that Lukmanul and other MUI officials demanded the transfer of “exorbitant sums of money” from foreign bodies for them to remain on MUI’s list of approved certifying bodies.

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‘New Malaysia’ opens new dimension in bilateral ties — Argentinian envoy

| 19/04/2019 | Reply
‘New Malaysia’ opens new dimension in bilateral ties — Argentinian envoy

He said Argentina is delighted with the latest development especially under the leadership of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, which saw more initiatives developed after he came to power last year.

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WHO says climate change could have ‘considerable’ food safety impact

| 19/04/2019 | Reply
WHO says climate change could have ‘considerable’ food safety impact

WHO is working with countries to raise awareness of increased foodborne risks associated with climate change and to help them draft national plans.

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Activating the Global Rich to Close the Sustainable Development Goals Funding Gap

| 19/04/2019 | Reply
Activating the Global Rich to Close the Sustainable Development Goals Funding Gap

Glocalities’ Report is a Contribution to the Move Humanity Conference – Activating the Global Rich to Close the Sustainable Development Goals Funding Gap.

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Pakistan: Joint Team Of Food Authority, Livestock Stressed To Ensure Meat Quality

| 18/04/2019 | Reply
Pakistan: Joint Team Of Food Authority, Livestock Stressed To Ensure Meat Quality

He said that joint raids of both departments would also keep check on selling of haram meat in the market.

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UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Expands Footprint to Far East

| 17/04/2019 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Expands Footprint to Far East

Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar, CEO of DIEDC, and Raymond Yip, Deputy Executive Director of HKTDC, signed the agreement during an official visit.

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Indonesian Halal Regulations & Industry’s Concerns

| 17/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesian Halal Regulations & Industry’s Concerns

According to the new plan of Halal Product Assurance Agency (BPJPH), manufacturers will be given a deadline up to 2024 to obtain the halal certification.

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A Look at Halal Branding with the Man who made it Cool

| 17/04/2019 | Reply
A Look at Halal Branding with the Man who made it Cool

Professor Jonathan A.J. Wilson’s new book on Halal Branding is an enlightening and entertaining read to help understand the new Halal consumers and products they are looking for.

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Visit Modanisa.com for this year’s essential modest fashion spring/summer looks

| 17/04/2019 | Reply
Visit Modanisa.com for this year’s essential modest fashion spring/summer looks

With a wide variety of garments sourced from over 500 fashion labels, this season’s offering has options for every taste and every forecasted  temperament.

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Indonesia: President Jokowi inaugurates Halal Park in Jakarta

| 16/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesia: President Jokowi inaugurates Halal Park in Jakarta

A bigger version of the park called the Halal Lifestyle District will begin construction in the next year or two.

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Indonesia and Malaysia share top spot in ranking of Muslim-friendly travel destinations

| 16/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesia and Malaysia share top spot in ranking of Muslim-friendly travel destinations

The Muslim travel market is one of the fastest growing tourism sectors in the world, but it remains relatively untapped.

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