Fashion

Fendi Resort 2018

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Business

Neiman Marcus: A Belle at the Ball Still Waiting

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Men's

Streetwear Sizzles in Russia Amid a Tepid Men's Market

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Government and Trade

Cambodia Authorities Net 70 Tons of Counterfeit Beauty Products

Fake products were labeled as Pantene, Head & Shoulders and Schwarzkopf.

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A relative of a Rana Plaza victim cries at a 2016 memorial created for the garment factory workers.

Government and Trade

Ahead of Rana Plaza Anniversary, Human Rights Watch Asks for Transparency Pledge

Companies that have not signed on include Wal-Mart and The Children’s Place — two brands linked to the Bangladesh tragedy.

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A young Mongolian woman plays a game sliding pieces of ice at the Lake Khovsgol Ice Festival in Khatgal, Mongolia, on March 4, 2017.

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Mongolia’s Ice Festival

Mongolia’s annual Ice Festival gives locals a chance to take part in ice activities – and break out their new clothing.

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Rachel Lim, CEO of Love, Bonito

Retail

Love, Bonito Helps Shape Southeast Asia’s Online Retail Scene

The brand has become the go-to online store for young Asian women.

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Government and Trade

Myanmar’s Garment Sector Headed for ‘Crisis’

A Netherlands-based SOMO report says that human rights and labor abuses in factories need to be urgently addressed.

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Government and Trade

Southeast Asian Manufacturers Ponder Life After TPP

The region’s economies are contemplating other trade deals such as the European Union-Vietnam free trade agreement and the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

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Markets

Report Shows Negative Impacts to Myanmar’s Minimum Wage

A report published by Progressive Voices ranged from concerns about working conditions and hours to trade union disputes and settlements.

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Designer and Luxury

Phnom Penh Designers Week Showcases Emerging Talents — and Fashion Potential

Featuring 10 designers over three nights last week, PPDW showcased the emerging talents of Cambodia.

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Retail

Thais Flock to Markets for Black Clothing to Mourn King

Sales of black clothing peaked over the weekend in Thailand as people rushed out to purchase mourning attire for the death of their beloved king.

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People

Death of Thailand’s Monarch Could Impact Economy

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-serving monarch, passed away on Thursday afternoon at Bangkok’s Siriraj Hospital, according to a palace statement.

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Thai Currency Falls

Financial

Thai King’s Condition ‘Unstable’; Markets Tumble

The Thai stock market and currency have tumbled on the news of the king’s condition.

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The Cambodian government has increased the monthly wage in the textile and apparel industry to $153 monthly.

Textiles

Cambodia to Boost Minimum Wage by 9 Percent

The prime minister added $5 to the government’s recommendation, raising the rate to $153 a month.

clock September 29, 2016Dene-Hern Chen and Kuch Naren

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Textiles

Global Retailers Tackle Cambodian Workers’ Traffic Deaths

Gap Inc., Puma, Adidas, H&M and Levi’s were among brands meeting to address the growing problem.

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Markets

Explosion at Factory Kills More Than 20 in Bangladesh

A boiler exploded at a plastics factory and caused a fire. It is the latest incident highlighting the precarious nature of manufacturing in Bangladesh, a major garment producing country.

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The Cambodian government has increased the monthly wage in the textile and apparel industry to $153 monthly.

Textiles

Cambodian Apparel Sector Starts Minimum Wage Talks

The employers’ association has proposed $144.20 as the new monthly minimum wage, below what the unions are seeking.

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