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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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In rich countries, the middle class is getting smaller and smaller, generation by generation

| 16/04/2019 | Reply
In rich countries, the middle class is getting smaller and smaller, generation by generation

The “economic influence” of the middle class has also dropped sharply over time, said the OECD report, which was published on April 10.

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USA: $60 Billion U.S. Retailer to Use IBM’s Blockchain-Powered Food Trust

| 15/04/2019 | Reply
USA: $60 Billion U.S. Retailer to Use IBM’s Blockchain-Powered Food Trust

The food industry is one of the innumerable industries that have embraced blockchain technology and Abertsons has joined the blockchain revolution.

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Dubai: Arab Brazilian Chamber presented cosmetic markets in Dubai

| 15/04/2019 | Reply
Dubai: Arab Brazilian Chamber presented cosmetic markets in Dubai

Beautyworld Middle East, a beauty trade show running from April 15 to 17 in Dubai where Brazilian companies will be exhibiting.

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Malaysia: Brahim’s seeks white knights

| 15/04/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Brahim’s seeks white knights

KUALA LUMPUR: BRAHIM’s Holdings Bhd is looking for potential joint venture partner or buyer for its catering arm Brahim’s SATS Sdn Bhd, executive chairman Datuk Seri Ibrahim Ahmad said.

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UK-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce to invest £200m in Pakistan

| 15/04/2019 | Reply
UK-Pakistan Chamber of Commerce to invest £200m in Pakistan

They said investors were keen to establish ‘Halal food chains’ in major centres like Karachi and invest in sports and surgical instruments industry.

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Halal ink: Muslim-majority Indonesia set for polls

| 15/04/2019 | Reply
Halal ink: Muslim-majority Indonesia set for polls

The Muslim-majority nation’s biggest-ever polls — with more than 190 million voters and 245,000 candidates vying for the presidency, parliament and local positions — is largely a referendum.

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Saudi Arabia: Investment opportunities in the Saudi food sector

| 15/04/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Investment opportunities in the Saudi food sector

Domestic, regional and international demands for Saudi food products have been increasing year on year, with seafood, dates and halal foods leading the way.

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‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief

| 12/04/2019 | Reply
‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief

The economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development call for “a fully integrated approach” that engages everyone.

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Philippines: DTI seeks to grow halal trade

| 11/04/2019 | Reply
Philippines: DTI seeks to grow halal trade

Aside from catering to some 11 million Muslim Filipinos, local halal businesses should have more exposure to Muslim-majority countries.

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Korean firms struggle to enter halal market

| 11/04/2019 | Reply
Korean firms struggle to enter halal market

South Korean firms have been eyeing the ever-expanding halal market for some years now, but technical difficulties in receiving certifications and lack of expertise in attracting buyers continue to remain major hurdles.

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Why fixing food systems is crucial for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

| 10/04/2019 | Reply
Why fixing food systems is crucial for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

Faced with such a plethora of commitments, policymakers should look to fixing global food systems as a treasure trove of opportunity.

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Indonesia shares its Halal Tourism Experience at MIHAS

| 10/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesia shares its Halal Tourism Experience at MIHAS

To improve Indonesia’s positioning in Halal tourism, the team focused on improving the destination’s competitiveness and offerings by improving existing attractions and accessibility.

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The South African Halal tourism gets a much needed boost

| 09/04/2019 | Reply
The South African Halal tourism gets a much needed boost

Guided holiday operator Trafalgar partners with local faith-based travel business, Tayyib Travel, ahead of its first guided travel itinerary – tailored to the needs of Muslim travellers.

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Matrade halal expo grows from tent to trade fair with 1,000 exhibitors

| 09/04/2019 | Reply
Matrade halal expo grows from tent to trade fair with 1,000 exhibitors

The halal exhibition organised by the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 2004.

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Malaysia: Blockchain-powered HADIC to empower halal industry

| 09/04/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Blockchain-powered HADIC to empower halal industry

The developer behind the Global Halal Data Pool as well as the Verify Halal app, recently announced the launch of a blockchain-powered Halal digital chain, HADIC.

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Uzbekistan presented at Malaysia International Halal Showcase

| 09/04/2019 | Reply
Uzbekistan presented at Malaysia International Halal Showcase

The Embassy of Uzbekistan in Malaysia also attended this exhibition with the National stand, where the products of food industry of the country were presented.

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