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Canada: Halal Beef a huge opportunity for Alberta, say experts

| 17/04/2018 | Reply
Canada: Halal Beef a huge opportunity for Alberta, say experts

More needs to be done to tap into the huge and growing market for halal meat, say experts, and there is a growing demand in Canada.

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Malaysia: New harmonisation body will take the ‘joke’ out of profit-seeking Halal certification

| 14/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: New harmonisation body will take the ‘joke’ out of profit-seeking Halal certification

The Saudi regulator said many had adopted an interpretation of Halal practices that is too loose, in a bid to attract more paying customers to use their Halal stamps.

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Spain: Alimentaria promotes Halal products in Barcelona

| 14/04/2018 | Reply
Spain: Alimentaria promotes Halal products in Barcelona

With the exhibition, Halal food will be the main feature of the 2nd International Halal Congress, including the CEO of Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology.

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Opinion: The stakes are high

| 13/04/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The stakes are high

The stakes are high, not only for religious reasons for Muslims, but also international implications, where people are campaigning against Halal slaughter practices.

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USA: Islamic Services of America comments on recent Jakim events

| 13/04/2018 | Reply
USA: Islamic Services of America comments on recent Jakim events

These events further established Malaysia as an early and ongoing leader of Halal initiatives which garnered strong support from the attendees.

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Malaysia: Pharmaniaga eyeing north for 1st halal vaccine plant

| 12/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Pharmaniaga eyeing north for 1st halal vaccine plant

Pharmaniaga Bhd is looking to build Malaysia’s first halal vaccine plant in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia.

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Malaysia PM sets aside RM1 billion for Halal Development Fund

| 12/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia PM sets aside RM1 billion for Halal Development Fund

He added the funds can be used by Bumiputera entrepreneurs, who play a key role in driving the halal industry.

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Halal meat exporter Meatco NZ owed $301k, had 1.3 tonnes of frozen meat in storage

| 10/04/2018 | Reply
Halal meat exporter Meatco NZ owed $301k, had 1.3 tonnes of frozen meat in storage

A halal meat exporter owned by a convicted tax cheat collapsed last month owing more than $300,000 – and now liquidators need to offload a tonne of meat.

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Opinion: Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

| 10/04/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

The speculative nature of cryptocurrencies has triggered debate among Islamic scholars over whether cryptocurrencies are religiously permissible.

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UK: Ramadan through the generations

| 10/04/2018 | Reply
UK: Ramadan through the generations

Asda has been leading the way with their extensive Ramadan range, catering to both the younger and older generations.

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UK: GSO Halal Training and HHIC 2018 – London 2 May 2018

| 09/04/2018 | Reply
UK: GSO Halal Training and HHIC 2018 – London 2 May 2018

The Halal Food Authority in collaboration with the Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC), UAE will be organizing the Halal Academy Training on ‘Gulf Halal Standards’.

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Director General of Insurance Authority (IA) inaugurates world’s largest Takaful forum

| 09/04/2018 | Reply
Director General of Insurance Authority (IA) inaugurates world’s largest Takaful forum

Since its inception in 2006, The World Takaful Conference has been a significant contributor to enhancing growth, excellence and innovation in the global Takaful industry.

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UK: Halal Butchery Workshop – HHIC 2018 London

| 09/04/2018 | Reply
UK: Halal Butchery Workshop – HHIC 2018 London

In conjunction with the Halal Food Authority annual conference, AHDB Beef & Lamb would like to invite you to a Halal butchery workshop, where we aim to deliver value to the Halal butchery sector.

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Malaysia should leverage on growing Halal Industry globally

| 09/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia should leverage on growing Halal Industry globally

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) assistant governor Marzunisham Omar said Malaysia should leverage on its first mover advantage in being a global halal hub.

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Saudi Arabia: Prof. Jaswir of Indonesia laments poor state of Muslim world in Halal industry

| 08/04/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Prof. Jaswir of Indonesia laments poor state of Muslim world in Halal industry

The OIC and Saudi Arabia should take the lead in promoting halal industry to cash in on its vast scope in the global market, says Prof. Irwandi Jaswir.

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Rennet Alternative Market Driven by Increasing Number of Vegans

| 06/04/2018 | Reply
Rennet Alternative Market Driven by Increasing Number of Vegans

Demand for rennet alternative is growing, owing to increase in the number of halal and kosher certified products.

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Malaysia’s Halal Industry Champions recognised at the 2018 Halal Excellence Awards

| 06/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia’s Halal Industry Champions recognised at the 2018 Halal Excellence Awards

Eight individuals, institutions and companies were recipients of the 2018 Halal Excellence Awards in appreciation for their outstanding achievements in the global Halal industry.

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World Halal Week 2018: Malaysia in the lead as a robust Islamic Economy

| 06/04/2018 | Reply
World Halal Week 2018: Malaysia in the lead as a robust Islamic Economy

The Government recognises the potential of the Halal industry and Islamic banking and finance, both pillars for the development of the Islamic economy.

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Brunei: Pacific-wide trade deal could bring $1B to Brunei businesses

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Brunei: Pacific-wide trade deal could bring $1B to Brunei businesses

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), countries in the Americas are eyeing Brunei as a potential gateway for the Asian exports markets.

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Malaysia: Money Muslim market spending on pharma to hit US$132b by 2022

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia:  Money Muslim market spending on pharma to hit US$132b by 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The global Muslim market spent US$83 billion on pharmaceuticals alone in 2016 and the sum is projected to grow by eight per cent year-on-year to hit US$132 billion by 2022, according to Thomson Reuters. (US$1 = RM3.86). Its senior research analyst (Islamic Finance), Abdulaziz Goni said innovation was occurring in […]

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