The Korea Tourism Organization is planning a major initiative to attract Muslim tourists to the country .
Thailand's Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya urged Qatari businesses to invest in Thailand's halal food sector .
Saudi Arabia is still one of the major importers of red meat, reports Reuters News Agency .
The UAE Ministry of Health has suspended importing and distribution of all new herbal drugs and food supplements until the new registration procedure requirements are met, the Khaleej Times reported .
Lembaga Tabung Haji, Malaysian hajj pilgrims fund board, will further strengthen its foothold in the halal food sector .
Pakistan has seen some major developments in food sector investements in the first quarter of 2009, says a report from Companies and Markets .
The first GCC-Asean Ministerial meeting held last weekend in Manama passed several resolutions indicating the countries from the two regions are eager to cooperate on production of Halal foods .
The British supermarket giant Asda has given a preview of its much anticipated store in Keighley .
The Chocolate and Company has announced its plans to establish a new manufacturing facility at Bahrain International Investment Park .
The municipality of Bogor city in Indonesia will ban pig slaying at its slaughterhouses beginning this August .