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In Bangladesh’s Factories, Rohingya Refugees Work in Fear Under the Radar

Fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh, members of the Rohingya group secretly work in the nation's apparel…

Rohingya Crisis, Minimum Wage Issues Cast Shadow on Myanmar

Investment in the $3 billion industry could suffer due to backsliding of democracy, the EU ambassador says.

Malaysia Scandal Grows Over Billionaire Who Gifted Stars

Birkin handbags, $8 million jewelry, Picasso paintings — all luxury items reexamined in the 1MDB case.

Pandora Expands Manufacturing in Thailand

The Danish jewelry producer has pledged $283 million to expand its manufacturing capacity in Thailand.

Optimism in Kazakhstan as Luxury Retail Rebounds

Almaty's luxury mall, Esentai, has reached pre-crisis digits just two years after the local currency dipped…

They Are Wearing: Almaty, Kazakhstan

As temperatures rise in Kazakhstan's biggest city, residents ditch their all-black attire for color.

Buyers Concerned Over ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in Myanmar, Cambodia’s ‘Political Unrest’

With more than half-a-million Rohingya fleeing Myanmar, the humanitarian crisis also affects Bangladesh.

Cremation of Late Thai King Ushers in New Uncertain Era

Politics are a trouble spot for the country, but retail opportunities remain.

Cambodia to Increase Minimum Wage by 11 Percent

Garment workers will begin receiving $170 a month in 2018, a boost from the current $153 a month.

Vocational Training Institute Opens for Cambodian Garment Workers

Marks & Spencer, H&M applaud institute as a solution to address the Southeast Asian country's…

Cambodia Authorities Net 70 Tons of Counterfeit Beauty Products

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

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…

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…

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

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

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…