| Bangladesh : Bangladesh garment workers in new clashes with police (August 02, 10)|
Rock-throwing Bangladeshi garment workers clashed anew with police on Sunday after a weekend of running battles in protest at a government offer to raise their minimum wage that unions say is derisory.
| India : Cotton Market, Kelibagh bandh today (August 02, 10)|
Cotton Market traders have called for a daylong bandh on Monday to protest the cops' inaction against miscreants targeting merchants and poor peasants. The owners of shops from Kelibagh road too have joined the bandh to protest thefts in the last two months.
| Philippines : Reviving garment sector still a priority (July 31, 10)|
The Trade department will continue lobbying efforts for a bill filed in the US Congress that proposes to eliminate tariffs on Philippine-made garments, despite the change of leadership at the state agency, an official statement yesterday read.
| China : Toxic cancer-causing dyes found in China garments (July 31, 10)|
Toxic dyes that can cause cancer have been detected in some garments in China, creating concern that buyers may also be exposed to health hazards.
| Bangladesh : Dhaka garment workers in violent protests over low pay (July 31, 10)|
Thousands of garment workers rioted in central Dhaka today after protests against low pay turned violent.
| India : Textile exports to US, EU increase in Jan-May (July 31, 10)|
Textiles and garment exports from the country to the US and the EU countries have increased by 1.61 and 11.66 percent, respectively for the period January-May this year compared to the corresponding period in 2009, said Minister of State for Textiles, Panabaaka Lakshmi on Thursday.