Feedback Here

fbook  tweeter  linkin  google
Global contents also translated in Chinese

Challenges at workplaces hampering Burma’s textile sector growth

Challenges at workplaces hampering Burma’s textile sector growth

"Burma’s garment and footwear exports clocked in $3 billion in 2017, a growth of 25 per cent over last year. Factories have expanded from Yangon’s Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone to rural regions, in the wake of a tax holiday of seven or five years meant to encourage operations in less developed parts of the... Read more

Myanmar's minimum wage to boost RMG industry

Myanmar's minimum wage to boost RMG industry

Myanmar has positioned itself as a direct competitor to Bangladesh in the RMG industry by setting its minimum wage at $67 per month. The Southeast Asian country though, will have to hike wages at regular intervals, promote collective bargaining, and safeguard workers’ health and rights of workers to avo... Read more

Taiwan to focus on functional textiles with fashionable use

Taiwan to focus on functional textiles with fashionable use

Taiwan best known for its functional textiles for fashionable use is planning to keep its focus on R&D and eco friendly textiles in the future. This was reiterated by Justin Huang, Secretary General of TTF. Emphasizing on the development of the textile industry, Justin Huang, Secretary General, TTF says, “Our futur... Read more

GST - For All GST Update - click here

Brexit - For all Brexit Impact News - click here

TPP - For all TPP Update - click here


Factory owners and authorities insist on Accord transition

Recent media reports in Bangladeshi suggest factory owners and authorities are insisting the Ac... Read more

Just leave, Bangladesh tells Accord

Bangladesh wants Accord to leave by a fixed date regardless of whether there is a competent saf... Read more

Abuse of women rampant in apparel supply chains

How committed apparel companies are to fighting harassment and discrimination in their supply c... Read more

Cambodian apparel workers fear loss of benefits

Cambodia's garment industry is confronted with some major challenges. The most pressing concern... Read more

New UK report measures financial viability of closed loop fashion

A new report evaluated the financial viability of using post-consumer clothing and textiles as ... Read more

Bangladesh: Liberty Fashion Wears urges Accord to withdraw unsafe tag

Management of the Liberty Fashion Wears a forcibly shut Bangladeshi apparel maker has asked the... Read more

UK’s EAC releases report on sustainability winners

The UK Parliament’s Environment Audit Select Committee (EAC) released the first findings,... Read more

Focus on silent, underpaid Indian apparel workers working from home

Millions of workers in the Indian garment industry, many of them women, work from home. These w... Read more

Bangladesh: Accord asked for handover plan

Bangladesh has asked Accord to draw up a time-bound responsibility handover arrangement. The ob... Read more

Levi Strauss turns to block chain

US denim brand Levi Strauss will pilot the use of block chain technology to monitor factory saf... Read more

ILO, H&M Group to promote improved working conditions in supply chains

H&M Group and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have expanded their partnership t... Read more

EU moves closer to imposing sanctions on Cambodia

The EU is about to impose trade sanctions against Cambodia as a result of alleged human rights ... Read more

Kering publishes ‘Planetary Boundaries’ paper in conjunction with CISL

French luxury and lifestyle business Kering, which owns brands like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent a... Read more

Poll reveals Americans’ distrust for fashion brands

A new poll by Changing Markets, an organisation dedicated to reducing the environmental footpri... Read more

Human rights not a priority for Japanese retailers

New research has found that most Japanese apparel companies fall short on human rights issues. ... Read more