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UAE: Shariah standard for Gold can fit well in global Islamic economy

| 04/12/2015 | Reply
UAE: Shariah standard for Gold can fit well in global Islamic economy

“The development of a Shariah Standard on Gold is part of a broader process of harmonisation within the industry,” Dr. Mohammad Daud Bakar.

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Halal Celebrations: Bringing together friends and family

| 03/12/2015 | Reply
Halal Celebrations: Bringing together friends and family

Meet the young entrepreneur hoping to keep festive celebrations ongoing all year round with his business selling greeting cards and crackers.

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Halal Cosmetics on Growth Path in Saudi Arabia

| 03/12/2015 | Reply
Halal Cosmetics on Growth Path in Saudi Arabia

More companies are focusing on accommodating the growing preference for halal cosmetics products in the country.

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Malaysia: Prioritize setting up of Halal Professional Board

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Prioritize setting up of Halal Professional Board

The setting up of a Halal Professional Board – a database for halal consultants to advise businesses – should be prioritised, said Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

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Thailand’s plan to become a top-five exporter of Halal foods by 2020

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
Thailand’s plan to become a top-five exporter of Halal foods by 2020

The department will also expedite development plans for Halal products of small and medium-sized enterprises.

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Australia: Halal certification is a “purely commercial exchange” – Senate inquiry

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
Australia: Halal certification is a “purely commercial exchange” – Senate inquiry

One recommendation is to establish a single, national registered trademark for halal certified products.

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Brazil: Event brings new food importers to Brazil

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
Brazil: Event brings new food importers to Brazil

A matchmaking event for Brazilian exporters and Arab importers of foodstuffs began this Tuesday (1st) at the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce.

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New publication raises bar for Halal slaughter experiments

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
New publication raises bar for Halal slaughter experiments

A new scientific paper has been published using modern digital technology to increase engagement and transparency in the field of Halal slaughter.

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First Korean food fair held in Dubai

| 01/12/2015 | Reply
First Korean food fair held in Dubai

The K-Food Fair in Dubai comes after the Korean government signed a memorandum of understanding with the Arabic country in March this year regarding halal food.

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Malaysia can’t insist on own terms if it joins TPPA late

| 01/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia can’t insist on own terms if it joins TPPA late

Nothing in this Chapter prevents a Party from adopting or maintaining halal requirements for food and food products in accordance with Islamic law.

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IFDC Introduces Islamic Fashion Programme To Global Fashion Design Schools

| 30/11/2015 | 1 Reply
IFDC Introduces Islamic Fashion Programme To Global Fashion Design Schools

Founder and chairwoman Alia Khan said the council wants to educate international designers on modest fashion guidelines.

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Malaysia: Sarawak CPO holds great potential in halal market

| 30/11/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Sarawak CPO holds great potential in halal market

The state’s crude palm oil (CPO) could further establish its presence in the global halal market through shariah-compliant certification.

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Australia: Call for Turnbull government to consider halal labelling overhaul

| 30/11/2015 | Reply
Australia: Call for Turnbull government to consider halal labelling overhaul

The Turnbull government will be asked to consider overhauling halal certification in Australia, including clearer labelling forhalal australia food sold in the domestic market.

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Turkey and Brunei Halal Food venture soon

| 29/11/2015 | Reply
Turkey and Brunei Halal Food venture soon

The ambassador added that the Sultanate could be an export hub in the ASEAN region and that trade is key to Brunei’s economic diversification plans.

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OIC Committed to Coordinating and Supporting Activities of OIC Institutions

| 27/11/2015 | Reply
OIC Committed to Coordinating and Supporting Activities of OIC Institutions

Halal Food Standards, Accreditation and Certification is one recent strategy to enhance intra-OIC trade.

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Bangladesh: ‘Islamic Foundation to provide ‘halal’ certificate’

| 26/11/2015 | 1 Reply
Bangladesh:  ‘Islamic Foundation to provide ‘halal’ certificate’

The organization is the only recognized state-owned body to certify the country’s “halal” products.

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Japan: SMBC to help clients with halal certification

| 26/11/2015 | Reply
Japan: SMBC to help clients with halal certification

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. will work with an Indonesian university to guide corporations through process of certifying products halal.

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Indonesia: The Danger of `Halal` Medicines

| 26/11/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: The Danger of `Halal` Medicines

The government is now formulating a derivative regulation for the implementation of halal certification halal in the pharmaceutical sector.

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14 Pakistani companies participate in FoodEx Jeddah

| 26/11/2015 | Reply
14 Pakistani companies participate in FoodEx Jeddah

Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) participated in Foodex Saudi Exhibition organized by Reed Sunaidi Exhibitions.

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Opinion: Why Beauty Brands Should Consider Halal Cosmetics

| 20/11/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Why Beauty Brands Should Consider Halal Cosmetics

Korean cosmetics manufacturers have been seeking halal certifications despite the Muslim population within Korea being extremely small.

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