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Ireland: DHC to deliver Presentation on Halal certification at Asia Trade Forum

| 26/09/2014 | Reply
Ireland: DHC to deliver Presentation on Halal certification at Asia Trade Forum

The Asia Trade Forum is an initiative of the Irish Exporters Association and has been established to support Irish businesses to take their first steps in Asia.

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Malaysia: Concern over Labuan’s RM86m Halal Hub

| 26/09/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Concern over Labuan’s RM86m Halal Hub

The Halal Distributing Hub is being increasingly viewed as a “mega economic investment flop” since it had failed to make a single export to domestic or local market.

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UAE: Encouraging local talent

| 26/09/2014 | Reply
UAE:  Encouraging local talent

Submissions for the 2014 Islamic Economy Awards have drawn a strong local and global response, with participants eager to showcase their business initiatives.

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UK: Muslim family sends children to school with ‘Halal only’ sign

| 25/09/2014 | Reply
UK: Muslim family sends children to school with ‘Halal only’ sign

A MUSLIM family have sent their children to school with “Halal only” signs taped to their chests as a protest about the school serving their daughter non-Halal food.

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UAE: State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2014

| 25/09/2014 | Reply
UAE: State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2014

DIEDC in partnership with Thomson Reuters have announced that State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2014 will be launched in December 2014.

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Opinion: Eating your ethics – Halal meat

| 23/09/2014 | Reply
Opinion:  Eating your ethics – Halal meat

The issue of animal welfare is an important one, but it is equally important that concern for these issues extends beyond just the method of slaughter.

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Organic farming gaining popularity in Saudi Arabia

| 18/09/2014 | Reply
Organic farming gaining popularity in Saudi Arabia

Today, there are more than 112 organic farms, certified according to Saudi organic standards. The organic animal production is 3,575.

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Brunei: China emerges as new market for Brunei halal products

| 18/09/2014 | Reply
Brunei: China emerges as new market for Brunei halal products

The Brunei Halal brand has so far focused on marketing its products to profitable European markets, but is slowly setting its sights on East Asia.

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Turkey: Experts from 15 Countries Discuss Halal issues in Istanbul

| 17/09/2014 | Reply
Turkey: Experts from 15 Countries Discuss Halal issues in Istanbul

GIMDES meets experts from 15 different countries at the 7th Conference on Halal and Tayyib Products and present final Statement.

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Philippines gearing up for Muslim tourist boom

| 15/09/2014 | Reply
Philippines gearing up for Muslim tourist boom

Top tourist destinations like Cebu are advised to gear up for the projected boom in travel by Muslim tourists, on the back of growing affluence of the Muslim middle class.

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Brunei Halal Certification System can be marketed abroad

| 15/09/2014 | Reply
Brunei Halal Certification System can be marketed abroad

“I think that Brunei’s halal certification is the best in the region…so we should be able to use it as a brand for our halal systems,” said BCFA Vice President.

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Malaysia: The top Muslim world trade event

| 15/09/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: The top Muslim world trade event

The event, entitled ‘Business and Investment Zone’ will be held on the November 10th – 14th, 2014 at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Canada: North America’s first Islamic art museum to open in Toronto

| 14/09/2014 | Reply
Canada: North America’s first Islamic art museum to open in Toronto

A shiny new Islamic art museum and cultural centre will open in Toronto next week, becoming the first of its kind in North America.

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UAE: DIAC and Academic Partners Host Networking Event to Support Islamic Economy Vision

| 14/09/2014 | Reply
UAE: DIAC and Academic Partners Host Networking Event to Support Islamic Economy Vision

Dr. Khalid Abdul Aziz Mohammed Ali Jinahi gave a detailed account of the seven pillars that have been identified in representing important sectors of the economy.

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Opinion: Halal on Alibaba

| 14/09/2014 | Reply
Opinion:  Halal on Alibaba

There are a number of lessons for the Muslim world for a market-place e-commerce involving the eight silos of the $1.6 trillion Muslim lifestyle market.

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UAE: Training on OIC Guidelines for Halal Certification Bodies

| 14/09/2014 | Reply
UAE: Training on OIC Guidelines for Halal Certification Bodies

Awareness training for OIC/SMIIC ‘Guidelines for Bodies Providing Halal Certification’ was held by the Dubai Accreditation Department (DAC) and the Dubai Municipality (DM).

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Malaysia: Enhancing two-way cooperation with China

| 13/09/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  Enhancing two-way cooperation with China

Chinese investors are keen to manufacture halal products in Malaysia because of JAKIM halal certification which provides them with credibility for export.

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Malaysia: Brahim’s confident will not lose contract in Malaysia Airlines revamp

| 13/09/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Brahim’s confident will not lose contract in Malaysia Airlines revamp

Brahim’s Holdings Bhd is confident that the company’s 70%-owned Brahim’s Airline Catering Sdn Bhd (BAC) will not lose its contract with Malaysia Airlines (MAS).

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Canada: Toronto Pearson International Airport to offer certified halal Middle Eastern cuisine

| 12/09/2014 | Reply
Canada: Toronto Pearson International Airport to offer certified halal Middle Eastern cuisine

Local favorite Paramount Fine Foods, in partnership with HMSHost, has opened the first of two locations coming to Toronto Pearson.

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UK: Humber halal hub a step closer

| 11/09/2014 | Reply
UK: Humber halal hub a step closer

A multi-million pound halal factory and business hub in the Humber has moved a step closer with the signing of a deal between East Yorkshire and Malaysia.

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