Halal food is emerging as a big market and the Muslim brother countries should take the lead under the umbrella of OIC (Organization of Islamic Countries) .
Indonesia intends to become the halal products and services center of the world, the Tempo Interaktive reports .
Malaysian IT firm CBS Technology is developing a website to help Malaysian businesses market their halal products to the Muslim consumers in the region, Business Times reported .
Minister for Privatisation Senator Waqar Ahmad Khan will hold bilateral talks with the Malaysian Minister for International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapha Mohammad .
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has banned the production and circulation of milk that contains a fat-removing substance called conjugated linoleic acid .
Officials of of a company hoping to bring a £150 million super halal industrial park to Carmarthenshire are hoping to seal the deal this week, the Evening Post reported .
Turkish and Iranian agriculture ministers signed a Memorandum of Understanding on agricultural copperation between the two countries last Saturday, the Fars News Agency reported .
The recent case of a Taiwanese employer forcing three Muslim workers from Indonesia to eat pork drove labor activists and migrant workers to the streets Sunday to demand respect for their religious freedom .
A row has been kicked in South Africa after the South African National Halal Association (SANHA) claimed that cigarettes contain pork extracts and alcohol .
There are yet even more calls from Pakistan's business leaders for the country to expand its halal food industry .