Category: Asia

Eid Holiday boosts spending, consumption indicating economic recovery

JAKARTA: It was a beautiful day when Belibis Island in Solok City, West Sumatra Province, was thronged by some three thousand tourists enjoying holidays with…

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Malaysia remains top choice for halal tourism

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has maintained its top spot as the preferred halal tourist destination in the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2022 and also…

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Malaysia sets RM56 billion target for halal food exports

ISLAMABAD :Acting High Commissioner of Malaysia to Pakistan, Deddy Faisal Ahmad Salleh  said that Malaysia has set a target of RM 56 Billion for export…

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ACCCIM raises awareness on halal certification to tap into lucrative market

KUALA LUMPUR: The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) organised a webinar “Halal Certification Series 2 — Getting Your Business to…

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Singapore vending machine serves halal sushi

SINGAPORE: Sushi is one of Singaporeans’ most beloved food, whether from the nearby grocery store or at a fancy omakase restaurant. Oftentimes, a few pieces…

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By women for women: This mum is making halal baby food to help working parents

SINGAPORE: Beef and spinach brown rice congee. Potato leek soup. Oatmeal porridge in flavours like stewed apricot, pear and prune, and sticky date. These are…

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DoST develops Halal-certified skincare products

MANILA; In response to the increasing demand for products and services catering to Muslim consumers, which were still lacking in the Philippines, the Industrial Technology…

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Modest fashion’s big Asia opportunity

JAKARTA: More than a decade after setting up a modest fashion business, Vivy Sofinas Yusof has yet to land on a definition of the sector…

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