Category: Asia

USA: Sentencing in Food Safety Cases Are Not Without Complications

| 05/01/2016 | Reply
USA: Sentencing in Food Safety Cases Are Not Without Complications

After every successful prosecution comes the sentencing. But in several criminal cases involving food safety, sentencing is turning out to be pretty complicated.

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Russia looks to become halal friendly

| 04/01/2016 | Reply
Russia looks to become halal friendly

Tourism authorities have launched a program to make more halal-certified food products available in Russia.

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Thailand Halal Assembly 2015 opens with great interest of participants

| 26/12/2015 | Reply
Thailand Halal Assembly 2015 opens with great interest of participants

This year’s theme is “Halal Culture and Innovation for Halal Economy”.

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Malaysia: World’s first halal vaccine plant to begin production in early 2018

| 24/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s first halal vaccine plant to begin production in early 2018

The “formulation, fill and finish state-of-the-art facility” under AJ Biologics Sdn Bhd is expected to produce over 1,000 vaccines in the country, 5 years from now.

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Russia: Grodno Meat-Packing Plant, Rastelli Foods Group to export beef to UAE

| 24/12/2015 | Reply
Russia: Grodno Meat-Packing Plant, Rastelli Foods Group to export beef to UAE

Shipments will start once the company completes the certification of halal products and when it passes the verification inspection.

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Pakistan: PHDA accredited as first Halal certification body

| 24/12/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: PHDA accredited as first Halal certification body

After the Halal certification, Pakistani export will also get boost as worldwide people like to consume products certified by a government owned HCB.

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Brunei’s Halal Brand gets a Boost

| 23/12/2015 | Reply
Brunei’s Halal Brand gets a Boost

Brunei’s Halal certification has a reputation on its strictness which had brought in much international attention.

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MATRADE Collaborates With Aeon To Push Malaysia’s Export Of Halal Products

| 22/12/2015 | Reply
MATRADE Collaborates With Aeon To Push Malaysia’s Export Of Halal Products

The programme was part of MATRADE’s efforts to encourage Malaysian companies to tap into the emerging Halal industry in Japan.

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Halal and Chinese medicine-based cosmetics reach new heights

| 21/12/2015 | Reply
Halal and Chinese medicine-based cosmetics reach new heights

The projected growth rate of 15 percent between 2015 and 2020 is just an indication of the potential of this growing trend.

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Taiwan eyes business opportunities in Muslim markets

| 21/12/2015 | Reply
Taiwan eyes business opportunities in Muslim markets

Taiwan is preparing to assist businesses to acquire halal certification and will also take measures to boost exports to secular Turkey.

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USM, IIUM To Spearhead Malaysia’s Push Towards Becoming Halal Powerhouse

| 21/12/2015 | Reply
USM, IIUM To Spearhead Malaysia’s Push Towards Becoming Halal Powerhouse

The signing ceremony was a milestone for the varsities to take charge and ensure Malaysia remains the leading global halal hub.

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Malaysia’s first Islamic-compliant airline takes off

| 20/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia’s first Islamic-compliant airline takes off

AFP, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia’s first Islamic-compliant airline Rayani Air began operations Sunday with its maiden flight taking off from the capital to the resort island of Langkawi, local media reported. In-flight meals served on board its flights are completely halal, with alcohol consumption strictly prohibited. Muslim flight crew must don the hijab while non-Muslim crew […]

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Malaysian owned Chicken Cottage to open doors in Makkah

| 17/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysian owned Chicken Cottage to open doors in Makkah

Malaysian owned Chicken Cottage, the famed halal British brand, has plans to spread its wings worldwide with new outlets.

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Brunei needs to promote its halal certification system

| 17/12/2015 | Reply
Brunei needs to promote its halal certification system

BRUNEI should capitalise on its reputation of having a stringent halal certification systems in the region to expand abroad.

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Kazakhstan launches major halal meat processing plant

| 16/12/2015 | Reply
Kazakhstan launches major halal meat processing plant

The project will result in an increase in the number of livestock and will expand the export potential of the region.

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Malaysia: Halal expo in Penang set to curry favour with spice fans

| 16/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal expo in Penang set to curry favour with spice fans

The Penang International Halal Expo and Conference (Pihec) 2016 is back next month with the Halal Chef Challenge and the World Curry Festival.

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Malaysia: DPM Zahid wants to get rid of misconception about religion

| 15/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: DPM Zahid wants to get rid of misconception about religion

He expressed his disappointment that Malaysia was always left behind in the halal industry despite being the pioneer in producing certain halal products and services.

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Philippines: 10 Cebu hotels to pilot government halal project

| 15/12/2015 | Reply
Philippines: 10 Cebu hotels to pilot government halal project

10 hotels and resorts in Cebu will participate in the pilot implementation of a project that aims to make tourism establishments halal-certified.

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Malaysia: HDC launches world’s first Halal Data Pool

| 14/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC launches world’s first Halal Data Pool

The Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) has launched the Global Data Halal Pool (GDHP), the world’s first halal data pool.

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Malaysia: SMIIC Halal Conference in Kuala Lumpur

| 14/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: SMIIC Halal Conference in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia, other Muslim nations should be in forefront of global halal industry, says Deputy Prime Minister, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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