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Malaysia: HalalFest 2013 to Showcase Malaysia’s Strength in Halal Industry

| 13/09/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: HalalFest 2013 to Showcase Malaysia’s Strength in Halal Industry

The third Halal Fiesta Malaysia or HALFEST, conceptualised to support the development of the local Halal sector, is set to showcase 500 Halal entrepreneurs this October. It is being held on the 2-6 October at MINES Exhibition Centre, Seri Kembangan, Selangor.

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Turkey: Islamic finance may reconstruct MidEast

| 12/09/2013 | Reply
Turkey: Islamic finance may reconstruct MidEast

President of the Global University for Islamic Finance (INCEIF) Daud Vicary Abdullah has said, “I don’t think [the crisis] will make too much impact on Islamic finance. Rather it can be seen as an aspect for reconstruction.”

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Dubai: 3rd Global Halal Trade & Logistics Summit

| 11/09/2013 | Reply
Dubai: 3rd Global Halal Trade & Logistics Summit

Global Trade Development Week is being held on the 21-24 October 2013 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, UAE. During it the 3rd Global Halal Trade and Logistics Summit will be held on the 22-23 October.

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EU: “One Halal – One Certification” – We create values on ANUGA 2013

| 04/09/2013 | Reply
EU: “One Halal – One Certification” – We create values on ANUGA 2013

The 2nd European Halal Conference will be held in Cologne in October within the frame of ANUGA 2013, the world’s leading fair for the retail trade and the food service and catering market.

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Malaysia: 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit, 11-12 October, Kuala Lumpur

| 26/08/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit, 11-12 October, Kuala Lumpur

GES was launched as a global platform “to empower entrepreneurs with the skills and resources necessary to compete and thrive in the 21st century”.

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USA: First halal festival draws crowd of 10,000

| 23/08/2013 | Reply
USA: First halal festival draws crowd of 10,000

Patrons stood in the lines so full that newcomers had a hard time finding the end of them at California’s first Halal Food and Eid Festival. Around 300,000 Muslims live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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USA: Halal Food Festival in New Jersey draws thousands

| 22/08/2013 | Reply
USA: Halal Food Festival in New Jersey draws thousands

Around 5,000 people came to Rowland Park on Saturday to enjoy the second annual Halal Food Festival and to taste a variety of ethnic dishes from around the world.

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Russia: “Risalat Holding” Company will take active part in EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013

| 22/08/2013 | Reply
Russia: “Risalat Holding” Company will take active part in EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013

Representatives of “Risalat Holding” are interested in Halal production promotion on the market of Tatarstan.

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Pakistan: LCCI conference on ‘Halal Food Export’ on September 9

| 22/08/2013 | Reply
Pakistan: LCCI conference on ‘Halal Food Export’ on September 9

Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is to organise a conference on ‘Halal Food Export’ on September 9, to discuss the potential of exports of Halal food products from Pakistan.

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UAE: OIC Halal Middle East Exhibition and Congress

| 20/08/2013 | Reply
UAE: OIC Halal Middle East Exhibition and Congress

The second OIC Halal Middle East Exhibition and Congress to highlight opportunities for global Islamic finance industry. The value of Shariah-compliant assets has more than doubled in the last six years alone.

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UAE: Amaf to position Dubai as the centre of the Halal market

| 17/08/2013 | Reply
UAE: Amaf to position Dubai as the centre of the Halal market

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation(Amaf) intends to build a business model to position Dubai as a hub for the rapidly growing Islamic Halal market as part of its strategic plan for 2013-2016.

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UAE: Abu Dhabi to host Summit on the Global Agenda

| 15/08/2013 | Reply
UAE: Abu Dhabi to host Summit on the Global Agenda

More than 900 participants are expected to take part in interactive workshops and sessions to provide comprehensive insight and recommendations on some of the most pressing global challenges.

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Pakistan notes lost opportunity for halal exports

| 12/08/2013 | Reply
Pakistan notes lost opportunity for halal exports

Pakistan meat sector executives believe their export sector is under performing, failing especially to seize sales in affluent international Halal markets.

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UAE: Dubai Chamber & Thomson Reuters Organise the Global Islamic Economy Summit in November 2013

| 12/08/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Chamber & Thomson Reuters Organise the Global Islamic Economy Summit in November 2013

Global Islamic Economy Summit will be held on 25th & 26th November 2013 in Dubai, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

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Russia: Int’l Halal expo to be held in Dagestan

| 07/08/2013 | Reply
Russia: Int’l Halal expo to be held in Dagestan

Organized by the Dagestani Muslim Spiritual Board and Government of the Republic, “Caspian Halal Expo 2013” International exhibition will be held in the Russian city of Makhachkala in August.

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USA: Muslim “Foodies” to Host California’s First Halal Food Fest in Bay Area

| 06/08/2013 | Reply
USA: Muslim “Foodies” to Host California’s First Halal Food Fest in Bay Area

“Halal Fest” is scheduled to be held Aug. 17 at NewPark Mall in Newark, Calif. The free event follows on the heels of similar halal-focused festivals popping up in the US and Canada.

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Opinion: Muslim consumerism

| 31/07/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Muslim consumerism

Muslim consumerism is linked to real economy sectors. Dubai’s vision for Dubai as an Islamic economy led by Muslim consumerism and supported by halal industry companies and Islamic and conventional banks.

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Saudi Arabia: Agri, food focus for Saudi trade fair

| 29/07/2013 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Agri, food focus for Saudi trade fair

The latest products, practices and techniques to meet Saudi Arabia’s surging food demands will be unveiled at an international food trade and industry show to be held in Riyadh in September.

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Burka Avenger – Pakistan (almost) unveils its first ever woman superhero

| 28/07/2013 | Reply
Burka Avenger – Pakistan (almost) unveils its first ever woman superhero

Burka Avenger is a mild-mannered teacher with secret martial arts skills, who uses a flowing black burka to hide her identity as she fights local thugs seeking to shut down the girls’ school where she works.

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Asian Firms To Take Centrestage At 9th WIEF In London

| 25/07/2013 | Reply
Asian Firms To Take Centrestage At 9th WIEF In London

Entitled ‘Changing World, New Relationships’, the 9th WIEF will be held on Oct 29-31, 2013 at Excel London, United Kingdom, and is the first time the event will meet outside the Muslim world.

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