Technology Transforms the Halal Industry

By Azalia Zaharuddin, Ooi Kok Hin

November 2016 FEATURE
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Muslims are increasingly able to comfortably consume in non-Muslim societies, thanks to clever start-ups by innovative individuals.The development of halal-related products and services is being encouraged in Penang. According to Datuk Abdul Malik Abul Kassim, the state exco in charge of Islamic religious affairs, domestic trade and consumer affairs, “there are already many technological innovations and resources that are useful to the halal industry, and the state government is looking at how to coordinate and synergise all the people and...

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Azalia Zaharuddin

is a parttime writer who graduated from Kagawa University, specialising in Japanese Language. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Translation at Universiti Sains Malaysia so that she and char koay teow never have to be apart again.

Ooi Kok Hin

is an INTP who lives to write and writes to live. Follow him at https:// ooikokhin.