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  • China detains 11 for smashing halal food shop

    BEIJING: Police in western China detained 11 people after a crowd of angry customers in early May smashed a halal shop suspected of mishandling food prepared according to Islamic custom, state media said...

    A group of “law-breakers” in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, broke into a store on May 1 and vandalised it after discovering that non-halal foods had been transported along with halal products, a violation of...

  • Govt brings bill to promote halal food trade

    ISLAMABAD: The government introduced a bill in the National Assembly on Thursday to set up an authority to help Pakistan take a due share in what a minister put at trillions of dollars worth of world trade in halal food and other products...

    The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill envisions the establishment of an Islamabad-based authority, with a high-powered board of governors, headed by the minister for science and technology, to develop...

  • KP Halal food authority’s expansion to districts hits snag

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority’s expansion to 15 districts of the province has hit a roadblock as its management puts the hiring of over 200 staff on indefinite hold...

    The authority, which was established under the KP Food Safety and Halal Food Authority Act, 2014, began operation in March 2018 and is currently working in the provincial capital and seven divisional headquarters, Kohat, Mardan,...

  • Pakistan woos Renault and Nissan in push for auto investment

    ISLAMABAD: The government is wooing foreign car makers like Renault and Nissan with generous import duties, but convincing them to set up factories will be an uphill challenge given fears about the country's long-term political stability and security...

    Pakistan wants to shake up its Japanese-dominated car market and loosen the grip of Toyota, Honda, and Suzuki, whose locally assembled cars are sold at relatively high prices but lag...

  • Pakistan woos Renault-Nissan in push for auto investment

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is wooing foreign car makers like Renault-Nissan with generous import duties, but convincing them to set up factories will be an uphill challenge given fears about the country’s long-term political stability and security...

    Pakistan wants to shake up its Japanese-dominated car market and loosen the grip of Toyota, Honda, and Suzuki, whose locally assembled cars are sold at relatively high prices but lag behind...

  • Pakistan plans to boost export of halal products

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from shop counters as Pakistan looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • Sweets and soup vanish as Pakistan aims for halal export boost

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from Pakistan's shop counters as the country looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to rich Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

    LAHORE: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed transportation of halal products from Pakistan via sea which would bring down freight cost by one third, Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Chairman Justice (retired) Khalil-ur-Reman Khan said on Tuesday...

    He was addressing foreign delegates and local businessmen in the 6th International Halal Conference held at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)...

  • ‘Malaysia for more halal business with Pakistan’

    LAHORE: Malaysia wants to increase the volume of halal business with Pakistan with the help of local business community, said senior Malaysian educationist Dr Syed Jalaludin bin Syed Salim on Friday...

    He was addressing the ‘Halal Business Projection’ seminar organised by the Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA)...

  • In 2015, anti-state violence in Pakistan fell below 2008 levels: HRCP report

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its 'State of Human Rights in 2015 report' found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015...

    The report examines Pakistan's performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others...

  • Renault suspends talks with Ghandhara Nissan

    KARACHI: French automaker Renault, which was earlier considering assembling cars in Pakistan, has suspended talks with Ghandhara Nissan Ltd (GHNL), a stock notice said on Friday...

    Meanwhile, Nissan has been in talks with GHNL for the assembly of vehicles in the country...

  • Scandal-hit Nissan suspends production for Japan market

    Nissan said on Thursday that it was suspending all production destined for the local market, as Japan's number-two automaker grapples with a mounting inspection scandal that has already seen it recall some 1...

    "Nissan decided today to suspend vehicle production for the Japan market at all Nissan and Nissan Shatai plants in Japan," it said in a statement, referring to an affiliate...

  • Nissan revolution: could new petrol engine make diesel obsolete?

    ATSUGI: Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co has come up with a new type of gasoline engine it says may make some of today's advanced diesel engines obsolete...

    The new engine uses variable compression technology, which Nissan engineers say allows it at any given moment to choose an optimal compression ratio for combustion ? a key factor in the trade-off between power and efficiency in all gasoline-fuelled engines...

  • Nissan exploring car making options

    KARACHI: Nissan Motors of Japan is exploring the possibilities of re-launching its different models along with Datsun in Pakistan depending on upcoming auto policy for the next five years...

    There is a strong possibility that Renault of France, being a global partner of Nissan, may follow to introduce their products...

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