Category: Asia

Malaysia: Cadbury Welcomes Jakim’s Halal Confirmation Of Its Chocoloates

| 19/11/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Cadbury Welcomes Jakim’s Halal Confirmation Of Its Chocoloates

“After months of speculations, we hope the confirmation will remove any confusion over the halal status of Cadbury products in Malaysia, leaving consumers free to enjoy our delicious treats once again.”

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Opinion: Is Halal understanding cross contamination?

| 17/11/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Is Halal understanding cross contamination?

The halal industry and the certification bodies seem to have missed the boat on cross contamination challenges for halal certified products.

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Can halal beauty products thrive in India?

| 14/11/2014 | Reply
Can halal beauty products thrive in India?

Two sisters, in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, are looking at this Halal make-up “niche market” with plans to start exporting outside India early next year.

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Zilzar.com Aims To Boost Presence In More Countries

| 13/11/2014 | Reply
Zilzar.com Aims To Boost Presence In More Countries

The company’s vision is to have a halal ecosystem from a wider user base covering buyers, sellers, bloggers and entrepreneurs.

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Malaysia: Halal4Wellness Offers Halal Beauty, Personal Care Products

| 13/11/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal4Wellness Offers Halal Beauty, Personal Care Products

The enormous potential for halal cosmetics and personal care products worldwide has drawn a trio of entrepreneurs to join forces and offer an e-commerce platform for such items.

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Malaysia: Jakim help in halal certification bid

| 12/11/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim help in halal certification bid

ASEAN Retail Chains & Franchise Federation indicated that there were many businessmen who were keen on obtaining halal certification for their products but were unclear about the procedure.

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Ingenuity, persistence pays off for Malaysian hotelier in Vietnam

| 12/11/2014 | Reply
Ingenuity, persistence pays off for Malaysian hotelier in Vietnam

The d’Lions Restaurant in his first hotel in Hanoi is also CrescentRated at AAA, the highest rating that can be given by CrescentRating.

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Opinion: When Haram Can Become Halal

| 12/11/2014 | Reply
Opinion: When Haram Can Become Halal

The integrity of Halal, for example, comes under question and turns so problematic, resulting in confusion, not only to the public but to industry players as well.

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Malaysia: PNB Darby Park Executive Suites Awarded Highest Muslim-Friendly Rating

| 11/11/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: PNB Darby Park Executive Suites Awarded Highest Muslim-Friendly Rating

Awarded a Muslim-friendly rating of 7 by CrescentRating – it’s highest rating for Hotels which signifies that the hotel specialises in catering to Halal/Muslim-friendly requirements.

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Malaysia Develops World’s First Halal CSI Unit

| 10/11/2014 | Reply
Malaysia Develops World’s First Halal CSI Unit

Malaysian Technological Park has developed the world’s first Halal CSI (Contamination Scene Investigation) unit to solve cases where halal certified products are found contaminated with porcine DNA.

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Malaysia plans Halal vaccine production

| 07/11/2014 | Reply
Malaysia plans Halal vaccine production

Malaysia is hoping to produce the world’s first halal vaccine in less than three years in a collaboration with a Saudi company.

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Diplomatic Council Issues ‘100% Halal’ Certificates

| 05/11/2014 | Reply
Diplomatic Council Issues ‘100% Halal’ Certificates

The first halal certificates are overseen by a circle of Muslim ambassadors in order to guarantee an internationally consistent halal certification process.

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Halal tourism Japan

| 03/11/2014 | Reply
Halal tourism Japan

Tourism to Japan is being heavily promoted in mainly-Muslim Southeast Asia, where visa requirements were relaxed in 2013 for Malaysia and Thailand.

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UAE: Say hello to Zilzar.com, the Islamic answer to Amazon

| 31/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Say hello to Zilzar.com, the Islamic answer to Amazon

First there was Amazon and its ubiquitous internet retail model. Next came Alibaba, a Chinese behemoth valued at more than $200bn. Now the Islamic world has launched zilzar.com.

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UAE: Defining Dubai as the Capital of Islamic Economy

| 31/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Defining Dubai as the Capital of Islamic Economy

Defining Dubai as the Capital of Islamic Economy, 10th WIEF concludes with a focus on partnerships and cross-border trade.

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Zilzar.com can be Muslim’s Alibaba, says Najib

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
Zilzar.com can be Muslim’s Alibaba, says Najib

The prime minister said the Islamic market was larger than China’s and growing faster that Amazon and e-Bay combined.

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Starbucks Indonesia finally Halal Certified by MUI

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
Starbucks Indonesia finally Halal Certified by MUI

Starbucks Indonesia has become the first major international coffee shop chain to receive halal certification from the Council of Indonesian Clerics (MUI).

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Biotech Corp Highlights Halal And Bioeconomy Potential At WIEF 2014

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
Biotech Corp Highlights Halal And Bioeconomy Potential At WIEF 2014

BiotechCorp co-organised a session on the interrelation between halal and bioeconomy with AJ Pharma Holding and the Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) at WIEF.

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UK: Pioneering Digital Magazine ‘Halal Gems’ To Launch

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
UK: Pioneering Digital Magazine ‘Halal Gems’ To Launch

The launch of first ever premium interactive digital magazine for halal-conscious diners, Halal Gems, is poised to make a huge mark on the luxury halal lifestyle industry.

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‘KL, Dubai Islamic economy hubs’

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
‘KL, Dubai Islamic economy hubs’

MALAYSIA does not regard Dubai’s drive to be a hub of Islamic economy as competition, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

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