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Penang, South Korea Collaborate To Propel Bilateral Growth In Halal Industry

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Penang, South Korea Collaborate To Propel Bilateral Growth In Halal Industry

Penang is on track towards becoming a global halal hub following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea-based Biz-Holdings Co Ltd.

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Malaysia: ‘Halal industry can be lifted to higher level’

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: ‘Halal industry can be lifted to higher level’

THE Malaysian halal industry can be lifted to a higher level based on the positive response received at World Halal Week 2016.

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Pakistan: Intl Halal Conference, Exhibition to mark start of meat exports to China

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: Intl Halal Conference, Exhibition to mark start of meat exports to China

Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) is holding 5th International Halal Conference and Exhibition, 2016 in Lahore from April 12 to 13.

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Another Shariah-compliant airline rises, offers cheaper flights to Mecca

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Another Shariah-compliant airline rises, offers cheaper flights to Mecca

The CEO of Waqf Airlines’ said the airline seeks to fly Muslim pilgrims heading to Islam’s holiest city, Mecca and Jeddah.

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Canada: Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Canada:  Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

New CFIA rules require halal label include name of organization or individual who certified the product.

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DAFZA explores Halal investment opportunities in Malaysia

| 04/04/2016 | Reply
DAFZA explores Halal investment opportunities in Malaysia

By Matthew Amlot, CPI Financial Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA) met with HE Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Malaysia’s Minister of Trade and Industry at the Ministry’s headquarters. Both parties discussed ways to develop and strengthen economic and trade ties between Malaysia and the Freezone. Also talked about was DAFZA’s […]

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Malaysia: Govt Seeks To Boost Efforts At Bumiputera Participation In Halal Industry

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Govt Seeks To Boost Efforts At Bumiputera Participation In Halal Industry

Bumiputera participation in the halal industry is still lagging as up to 70 per cent of the players are non-Bumiputeras.

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Canada: Former Atlantic Dairy and Forage Institute farm to sell fresh meat

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Canada: Former Atlantic Dairy and Forage Institute farm to sell fresh meat

The couple say they will be able to offer customers halal meat if they choose. They say with influx of Syrian refugees coming to Canada they know there is a demand.

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Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

Jakim who has positioned itself as an international Halal expert and authority may not be seen as the only international compliance regulatory framework on Halal.

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Malaysian invention makes testing for porcine DNA risk-free

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysian invention makes testing for porcine DNA risk-free

GeneStat, developed by a team from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), makes use of the HaFYS Porcine DNA Detection Assay system to detect traces of porcine DNA.

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Brunei Halal set to penetrate six countries this fiscal year

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Brunei Halal set to penetrate six countries this fiscal year

THE country’s flagship Brunei Halal brand is looking to penetrate the markets of six countries this financial year.

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Malaysia: World’s first global halal data pool

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s first global halal data pool

The world’s first Global Halal Data Pool offers massive trade opportunities for halal products and services providers, when it connects to the global data syncronisation network.

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Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

WHAD is collaborating with Yayasan Media Hebat to organise a Malaysia-Italy Halal Summit 2016, to be held in Italy in November this year.

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Malaysia’s Halal exports expected to grow 19% to RM50bil this year

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia’s Halal exports expected to grow 19% to RM50bil this year

Mida identified new Halal growth clusters like pharmaceutical, cosmetic and personal care products, medical devices, and logistics to be further promoted and developed.

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Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

Muslim community are excluded as the roasting cuts promoted are not what the Muslim independent butchers would recommend to their Muslim customers.

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UK: Importance of Halal sector highlighted on British Muslim TV

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
UK: Importance of Halal sector highlighted on British Muslim TV

The levy board will also have a stand at the Muslim Lifestyle Show at London Olympia from 30 April to 1 May.

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Malaysia: Ramly Group bags Halal excellence award

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia:  Ramly Group bags Halal excellence award

Astro Awani KUALA LUMPUR: Home-grown burger business Ramly Group has been honoured with the Halal Excellence Award in conjunction with the ongoing World Halal Conference 2016. Its founder and managing director, Datuk Ramly Mokni received the award from International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed at the World Halal Week Appreciation Dinner here […]

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Malaysia: World Halal Week opens in Kuala Lumpur

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Week opens in Kuala Lumpur

WHW 2016, a gathering of halal industry heads and stakeholders from around the world, officially opened at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) on March 30.

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South Africa: No doubt over Halal certification: MJCHT

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
South Africa: No doubt over Halal certification: MJCHT

This comes after the Department of Islamic affairs in Malaysia (JAKIM) delisted the Halal certifier, after they failed an external audit in November last year.

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UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

MLE Connect 2016 will take place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on April 7, 2016. It will feature workshops, seminars and networking panel discussions.

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