Archive: March 2023

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Indonesia destroys imported second-hand clothing

In a bid to protect its domestic textile sector, Indonesia has destroyed more than 7,300 bales of imported used clothing at an industrial area in...

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Turkmen government urged to end forced labour in cotton industry

Turkmenistan's government is being urged to intensify its efforts to eliminate state-imposed forced labour in the cotton industry by the Cotton Campaign, a coalition of...

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Belarusian linen mill to launch nonwovens production in Russia

Belarus-based Orsha Linen Mill plans to start production of nonwovens in Russia’s Kursk region with an investment estimated at RUB1. 5bn (US$20m).

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Bamboo textile fibre innovation hub opened in Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology Region 02 in partnership with Isabela State University has opened the first Bamboo Textile Fiber Innovation Hub in Northern...

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Nanotechnology company launches virtual internship programme

NanoTextile, a textile nanotechnology services company based in Malaysia, has launched a Virtual International Internship Program.

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Swedish company to sell its stake in Russian fashion retailer

Eastnine is continuing a search of bidders for Melon Fashion Group, one of Russia’s largest fashion retailers, which is expected to be sold as part...

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Clean energy service providers join Cambodian matchmaking event

Switch Garment, a project funded by the EU through its Switch-Asia programme, and jointly implemented by the Global Green Growth Institute, the Textile, Apparel, Footwear...

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Thailand's banana fabric showcased at Earthna Summit

During the inaugural Earthna Summit 2023 organised by the Qatar Foundation in March, Thailand showcased a banana fabric as part of Earthna Village – an...

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Kebaya to receive joint UNESCO nomination

The traditional kebaya will now be jointly nominated for inscription onto the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by five ASEAN...

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Seven Hungarian brands showcased at Milan Fashion Week

Seven Hungarian designers from the international mentoring programme of the Hungarian Fashion & Design Agency and the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana presented their work...

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