HALAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION CEO NAMED VISIONARY LEADER OF THE YEAR

Petaling Jaya, 29 February 2024, media release by Norsida Ahmad, HDC: The Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC) is proud to announce its Chief Executive Officer, Hairol Ariffein Sahari, has been honoured with... Read more »

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Jakarta Facilitates a Virtual Meeting to Enhance Bilateral Trade and Investment

Media Release, Sri Lankan Embassy, Jakarta, 27 Feb 2024. The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Jakarta facilitated a virtual meeting between the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), Sri Lanka Indonesia Business Council... Read more »

HDC CONTINUES WORKING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MALAYSIA AND JAPAN ADVANCING HALAL TRADE INITIATIVES

Osaka, Japan, 23 February 2024, media release by Norsida Ahmad, HDC, Kuala Lumpur:  The Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC), under the leadership of its Chairman, Khairul Azwan Harun joined forces with the... Read more »

XPENG announces dealer partnerships in UAE, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Jordan and Lebanon

XPENG announces dealer partnerships in UAE, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Jordan and Lebanon XPENG, a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company, announces dealer partnerships in UAE, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Jordan and Lebanon. Through the partnerships,... Read more »

PACT FOR THE FUTURE: UN forum urges commitments be translated into concrete actions in Asia and the Pacific

Bangkok ( Press Report by APFSD, 20 February 2024): The 11th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) opened today in Bangkok with a resounding call for countries to take urgent, accelerated actions... Read more »

Leveraging the Ram Temple Inauguration: MODI’S ELECTION STRATEGY

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan. On Indian Republican Day by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia Republic Day is a momentous occasion in India, commemorating the enforcement of the Constitution of India... Read more »

Malaysia Secures Top Spot in Global Islamic Economy Indicator for the 10th Consecutive Year

PETALING JAYA, 30 December 2023 (Media Release by HDC):  In the midst of a challenging global landscape, marked by the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the escalating climate crisis, and the... Read more »

WHBC CIRCUIT 2023 CONCLUDES WITH PROFOUND INSIGHTS AND PROMISING OUTLOOK FOR THE HALAL INDUSTRY

London, (October 28th) – The World Halal Business Conference Circuit 2023 (WHBC), the preeminent international conference for the global Halal industry, successfully concluded its annual event, leaving attendees with enlightening perspectives and... Read more »

FIVE ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS PLEDGE RM 2.67 BILLION (£459 MILLION) AT WHBC 2023 TO DRIVE MALAYSIA’S HALAL ECOSYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

London (October 27th) – In an exceptional display of collaboration and commitment to the growth of the Halal ecosystem, five prominent Islamic financial institutions have joined forces, pledging a substantial total funding... Read more »

LONDON WELCOMES THE 15TH WORLD HALAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 2023

London Welcomes the 15th World Halal Business Conference Circuit 2023, Spearheading Halal Industry Advancements for a Borderless World, Officiated by Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister London, (27th October 2023) – The 15th edition... Read more »

MHTC AND CANCER CARE EXPERTS TO SHINE A LIGHT ON BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

MHTC and Cancer Care Experts Join Forces, Fuelled by #Thrive365, to Shine a Light on Breast Cancer Awareness Month KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In conjunction with breast... Read more »

WORLD HALAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE CIRCUIT 2023 (WHBC) EXPANDS TO UK

WHBC Aiming to Boost Local Halal Industries in a USD3 Trillion Market Petaling Jaya, 2 October 2023, WHBC News Report: The World Halal Business Conference Circuit (WHBC Circuit) 2023, an esteemed industry... Read more »

HDC TO HOST THE WORLD HALAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE CIRCUIT (WHBC) 2023 IN LONDON THIS OCTOBER

Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Berhad, News Release by Halal Development Corporation. The annually held World Halal Business Conference (WHBC) is highly regarded by the global Halal fraternity as the exclusive platform for pioneering Halal... Read more »

06TH ROUND OF SRI LANKA-THAILAND FREE TRADE AGREEMENT

The 06th Round of Sri Lanka-Thailand Free Trade Agreement (SLTFTA) Negotiations was held from 21-23 August in Bangkok, Thailand. The negotiations were co-chaired by the Director General of the Department of Trade... Read more »

CHINA TO SPEND $1.4 TRILLION OVER 2024-28 TO EQUIP PLA WITH ADVANCED FLEET

Media Release Global Data Newsnetwork, 23 August, 2023: The growing US assistance to Taiwan, escalating territorial disputes with its neighbours in the South China Sea, and security alliances like QUAD and AUKUS... Read more »

ASIA-PACIFIC DEAL ACTIVITY DOWN BY 20.9% YOY IN H1 2023

Media Release by GlobalDada; A total of 7,245 deals (mergers & acquisitions (M&A), private equity, and venture financing deals) were announced in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region during the first half (H1) of... Read more »

JARDINE MATHESON AND HONGKONG LAND CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF JARDINE HOUSE

Hong Kong’s first skyscraper continues to innovate and attract world-class tenants HONG KONG SAR – (Media OutReach Newswire, 3 July 2023) Jardine Matheson and Hongkong Land are commemorating the 50th anniversary of... Read more »

MALAYSIA’S ECONOMIC GROWTH IN 2023 TO SURPASS LAST FIVE YEARS AVERAGE, FORECASTS GLOBALDATA

Media Release by Global Data, 20 June 2023; Malaysia’s economic growth in 2023 is predicted to be fuelled by easing inflationary pressure, a stronger job market, and solid growth in private consumption.... Read more »

APAC SUSTAINABILITY EXPERTS CITE LEGISLATION, BUSINESS ACTION: ERM-GLOBESCAN SURVEY

SINGAPORE – Media Release from ERM – 13 June 2023 – The latest research from GlobeScan and the SustainAbility Institute by ERM finds that sustainability leadership increasingly requires going beyond compliance towards... Read more »

NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION THAILAND (NACC) COLLABORATES WITH BANGKOK TO COMBAT AND REDUCE CORRUPTION

BANGKOK, THAILAND – (Media Release NACC, 29 May 2023)- On May 22, 2023, Mr. Niwatchai Kasemmongkol, Secretary General of The National Anti-Corruption Commission Thailand (NACC), and Mr. Chadchat Sitthiphan, Governor of Bangkok,... Read more »

HDC AND KOTRA SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO STRENGTHEN BILATERAL RELATIONS

Petaling Jaya, 17 May 2023 – Media Release from Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC). Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC) and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)... Read more »

JACINDA ARDERN SURPRISED KIWIS BY ANNOUNCING HER RESIGNATION

Tribune International Report (by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 20 Jan 2023): Jacinda Ardern surprised Kiwis and the region yesterday by announcing she would stand down as PM no later than 7 February.... Read more »

SYNERGIZING & ACCELERATING REGIONAL HALAL INDUSTRY GROWTH, HDC HOSTS HALAL FORUM AND INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT

KUALA LUMPUR, 17 January 2023 – The first Malaysia-Indonesia Halal Forum & Industry Engagement 2023, organised Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC), in collaboration with Malaysia’s Jabatan Kemajuan Islam (JAKIM) and Indonesia’s Badan... Read more »

THAILAND HALAL SCIENCE CENTER IS AN INSPIRATION FOR UMMAH

Thailand Halal Assembly has remarkable journey of success (A news report prepared by Syed Atiq ul Hassan; 21 Dec 2022) A bouquet of Thai Muslim philosophers, educators, scientists, technologists, and intellectuals has... Read more »