Archive: February 2024

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Philippine exporters seek government intervention to stop job losses

The Confederation of Wearable Exporters of the Philippines (Conwep) is seeking government intervention to arrest jobs losses in the industry.

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Ukraine in textile co-operation with Sweden

In the midst of war, young adults from the Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy in Kharkiv and students from Lutsk National Technical University are being trained...

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Cambodian ministry supports efforts to improve factory health and safety

Cambodia’s Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, Heng Sour, has requested that the Life and Building Safety (LABS) initiative, IDH’s worker safety programme for the...

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Partnership for Philippine textile industry development

With the aim to progress government and academic co-operation on sustainable growth, the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Textile Research Institute and the De La...

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Bulgarian Fashion Association partners in VERDEinMED project

At the beginning of February, the Bulgarian Fashion Association attended the first meeting of the VERDEinMED project in Kastoria, Greece.

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Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to build industrial centre

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are working to accelerate the creation of an international centre for industrial co-operation, called Central Asia Center.

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Second Primark store coming to Prague

In a move to expand its operations and bring more fashion options to the Czech capital, fast fashion retailer Primark will open a new store...

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Vietnam's textile and clothing industry poised to see breakthroughs

Despite facing global uncertainties, Vietnam’s textile and clothing industry has set an export target of US$44bn this year owing to efforts made to improve management...

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Thai activists call for ban on hazardous PFAS in textile industry

Calls for the prohibition of per-and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS), hazardous chemicals found in the textile industry and other goods, have been made by Thai activists.

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‘Elephant pants’ from China banned pending investigation in Thailand

Following alleged copyright violation concerns regarding “elephant pants” – pants with elephant patterns printed on them – imported from China, the Customs Department of Thailand...

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