Category: Asia

UAE: Jebel Ali Free Zone as Halal industry hub

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Jebel Ali Free Zone as Halal industry hub

During 5-day Japanese roadshow in Sapporo, Osaka and Tokyo of Jebel Ali Free Zone, Jafza, has successfully positioned the Free Zone as the Halal industry hub.

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China practices double standard with Muslims

| 08/06/2015 | Reply
China practices double standard with Muslims

Chinese authorities ordered Muslim shopkeepers and restaurant owners in a village in Xinjiang to sell alcohol and cigarettes.

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Travel Authority of Thailand bids to boost Muslim visitors

| 08/06/2015 | Reply
Travel Authority of Thailand bids to boost Muslim visitors

TAT bids to boost Muslim visitors via “Muslim Friendly Destination” Mega FAM Trip at TTM + 2015.

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Philippines aims to adopt OIC halal standards: official

| 08/06/2015 | Reply
Philippines aims to adopt OIC halal standards: official

The Philippines is aiming to become the first non-Muslim country to adopt harmonized the OIC Halal standards.

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Muslim community in Macao grows rapidly

| 06/06/2015 | Reply
Muslim community in Macao grows rapidly

The Muslims are among the oldest residents of Macao. They first arrived as traders from Persia and the Middle East in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

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Pakistan: ’Halal’ meat producing companies to get Income Tax exemption

| 06/06/2015 | Reply
Pakistan:  ’Halal’ meat producing companies to get Income Tax exemption

Companies which set up `Halal’ meat production plants and obtain `Halal’ certification by 31st December 2016, would be given exemption.

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Philippines keen on Brunei’s Halal sector

| 05/06/2015 | Reply
Philippines keen on Brunei’s Halal sector

Consultations have also focused on developing a working relationship where Brunei handles the halal certification process of raw materials from Philippines.

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Thailand: Tourism is Bright

| 05/06/2015 | Reply
Thailand: Tourism is Bright

Phuket is gearing up to be a Halal food centre. Muslims make up about 30% of Phuket’s population, It already welcomes around 100,000 Arab tourists each year.

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Philippines: Mindanao SMEs join international Halal conference

| 04/06/2015 | Reply
Philippines: Mindanao SMEs join international Halal conference

Sashimi and other tuna products are among those aggressively being sold to halal consumers who attended the Halal Assembly.

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Good Response To Malaysian Halal Food In China

| 02/06/2015 | Reply
Good Response To Malaysian Halal Food In China

PPIPBM expects a good response to Malaysian halal products in China with the signing of an agreement with two Chinese supermarket chains last month.

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Australia’s Largest Beef Business Ramps Up Halal Production

| 02/06/2015 | Reply
Australia’s Largest Beef Business Ramps Up Halal Production

DM Capital announced that it had recently provided a loan of USD18m to finance a rights issue between the shareholders of Yeeda Pastoral Company.

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Brunei: A single set of rules needed to boost halal product export

| 02/06/2015 | Reply
Brunei: A single set of rules needed to boost halal product export

“The biggest bottleneck to the growth of Islamic economies like Brunei involves whether or not a certification for Syariah-compliant products is accepted across markets.”

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Japan: Halal Chef’s training course for Japanese cuisine

| 29/05/2015 | Reply
Japan: Halal Chef’s training course for Japanese cuisine

Japan is heating up its motive to welcome Muslim tourists and to double the number of visitors by 2020 is the aim of the ministry.

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Malaysia: Localising halal for Malaysian SMEs

| 28/05/2015 | Reply
Malaysia:  Localising halal for Malaysian SMEs

The halal industry is still a growing one in Malaysia and this applies to a cross-section of sectors and industries.

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Malaysia: Zilzar Rewards Winner With London Trip

| 27/05/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Zilzar Rewards Winner With London Trip

Zilzar Tech Sdn Bhd, an e-commerce Muslim Lifestyle Marketplace recently announced the winner of its first social media campaign.

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India’s first halal cosmetics store is less religion and more style

| 26/05/2015 | Reply
India’s first halal cosmetics store is less religion and more style

When Afreen Shaikh, a 26-year-old resident of Ahmedabad’s Muslim locality of Juhapura, heard there was a new halal cosmetic store called Iba opening near her home, she rolled her eyes.

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The 1st International Halal Conference and Semi Annual General Meeting WHFC

| 26/05/2015 | Reply
The 1st International Halal Conference and Semi Annual General Meeting WHFC

The event attracted many people, with over 28 Halal Certifying Bodies from 20 countries represented.

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Taiwan: Tourism Bureau seeks to attract Muslim visitors

| 25/05/2015 | Reply
Taiwan: Tourism Bureau seeks to attract Muslim visitors

Bureau Director-General David Hsieh said that the bureau has set the goal of having 10 million international tourists visit the nation this year.

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Muslim wear: Treading the line between modernity and tradition

| 18/05/2015 | Reply
Muslim wear: Treading the line between modernity and tradition

One of the biggest challenges in the Islamic fashion industry is the ongoing debate on how a Muslim woman should dress. Today, an increasing number of Muslim women are looking for Muslim wear that is fashionable, yet modest.

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‘Brunei Halal has global potential’

| 14/05/2015 | Reply
‘Brunei Halal has global potential’

There is a need to grow organic halal brands either coming out of countries from the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) or those that are non-OIC.

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