Category: Asia

Pakistan: ICCBS-UoK, Thailand sign MRA on Halal research affairs

| 19/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: ICCBS-UoK, Thailand sign MRA on Halal research affairs

International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK), has signed a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with two Thailand research institutions.

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Brunei: Proposed MIPR budget to sustain growth, diversify economy

| 18/03/2015 | Reply
Brunei: Proposed MIPR budget to sustain growth, diversify economy

The budget for the 2015/2016 financial year will revolve around continuing efforts in improving production capability and productivity in these (agriculture, agrifood and fisheries) sectors.

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World Halal Summit Gathers Key Players in Halal Sector

| 18/03/2015 | Reply
World Halal Summit Gathers Key Players in Halal Sector

The World Halal Summit in Kuala Lumpur will be held from 30th March through till 4th April. It comprises the world famous MIHAS trade show, now in its 12th year, the JAKIM Certifiers annual gathering and HDC’s annual Conference.

But the perhaps the real treasures of the WHS 2015 are to be found in the four specialist Forums focusing on certification, business, academia and scholarship. These forums are bringing together many of the world’s top Halal sector specialists, and will feature new ideas, new research and new initiatives that are likely to disrupt the Halal marketplace. Space is limited…and going fast.

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Malaysia: HDC urges Halal producers to use Global Halal Support Centre

| 15/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC urges Halal producers to use Global Halal Support Centre

Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) has called on producers of halal products to use its expertise via Global Halal Support Centre, which is free.

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China: Mainland firms invited to join Brunei halal project

| 14/03/2015 | Reply
China: Mainland firms invited to join Brunei halal project

Brunei has invited Chinese mainland investors and enterprises to join a $300-million, halal-themed industry park in the Southeast Asian nation.

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Russia to import halal meat to Arab countries

| 14/03/2015 | Reply
Russia to import halal meat to Arab countries

Russia is going to export halal poultry meat to Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

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Malaysia: The 12th MIHAS Congregates at the World Halal Summit

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia:  The 12th MIHAS Congregates at the World Halal Summit

WHS will feature a trade fair and six subject-focused forums hosted by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia (MITI).

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Pakistan: Meaty Affairs

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Meaty Affairs

If things go well, Pakistani meat industry could establish itself as a serious player in the local and global meat market.

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Philippines: OIC backs PH halal initiatives – DOST

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Philippines: OIC backs PH halal initiatives – DOST

The pan-Islamic body Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) has expressed support for the First Halal Assembly and is expected to gather at least 40 representatives.

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Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Wants to Stop Halal Cheaters

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Wants to Stop Halal Cheaters

The country is putting into place a new food standard call the “a dal,” which will require certification.

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Korea: Firms asked to take cautious approach to halal business

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Korea: Firms asked to take cautious approach to halal business

The National Assembly Research Service (NARS) suggested in a report that comprehensive research and studies on the Middle East and its food market be carried out first.

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Pakistan: New investments likely in Halal Industry

| 11/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: New investments likely in Halal Industry

Said US Agency for International Development (USAID) Director for Punjab Dr Miles Toder while speaking at the 4th International Halal Conference in Lahore.

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Malaysia: World Halal Summit 2015 To Merge Trade Fair, Conferences

| 11/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Summit 2015 To Merge Trade Fair, Conferences

A trade fair and six halal industry conferences under one roof this year, offering the largest ever and well-integrated expositions to unite the global halal marketplace.

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Pakistan: ICCBS-KU sets up halal testing laboratory

| 09/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: ICCBS-KU sets up halal testing laboratory

Int’l Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi has set up a special laboratory at its Industrial Analytical Centre, dedicated to the testing of Halal products.

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Malaysian Investors, SMEs Urged To Tap Philippine Halal Market

| 09/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysian Investors, SMEs Urged To Tap Philippine Halal Market

Malaysian investors and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have export capability have been invited to explore the untapped Halal market in the Philippines.

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Philippines: New pact inked for halal industry

| 07/03/2015 | Reply
Philippines: New pact inked for halal industry

NCMF shall declare ZamboEcozone as the “centre of halal industry in the Philippines” while the latter shall appropriate a fully integrated and contained 100-hectare zone exclusively for halal.

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Pakistan: Halal Food Regulatory Body to be Constituted

| 07/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Food Regulatory Body to be Constituted

A federal minister informed the National Assembly that the bill for the proposed authority is ready and will be presented before the house for voting soon.

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Malaysia: World Halal Summit – 30th March-4th April – Kuala Lumpur

| 05/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Summit – 30th March-4th April – Kuala Lumpur

The World Halal Summit (WHS) is an amalgamation of one international exposition and six conferences with a single aim – to harness the full potential of Halal within a globalised environment.

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South Korean Prince holds talks with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince

| 05/03/2015 | Reply
South Korean Prince holds talks with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince

A key centerpiece is an MOU on cooperation on halal food products, a move Seoul says could give South Korea’s access to the huge global halal market.

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Indonesia: International Training on MUI Halal Assurance System 2015

| 05/03/2015 | Reply
Indonesia:  International Training on MUI Halal Assurance System 2015

In order to get or renew a halal certificate from MUI, their halal registered companies must fulfill the minimum score of implementation of HAS.

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