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DOH supports proposal to legitimize ‘ukay-ukay’ trade

Manila Bulletin 18 Aug 2022
“Ang mga (This) ukay-ukay business, these are used clothing coming from all parts of the world Diba may ibang sakit na (There are some diseases that) through the clothing of the people who are affected, nagkakaroon tayo ng mga pagkakahawahawa (we can get infected).

Tailors, dressmakers urged to take advantage of AfCFTA

Business Ghana 17 Aug 2022
... over the world ... You can also sell your beautifully sewn cloths on the Internet," he advised ... Mr Adu-Gyan said it was unfortunate that Ghana spent over $182 million to import used clothing in the year 2020 alone, which made it the largest importer of used clothing in the world.

Dog gets monkeypox from its owner - WHO

RTE 17 Aug 2022
Monkeypox can spread with close contact and it can also be passed on when someone touches objects, surfaces or fabrics - such as clothing, bedding, or towels - which have been used by someone with monkeypox. Around the world some 35,000 cases have been confirmed to the WHO - with most cases found in Europe and the Americas.

Ukrainians’ plight reminds ex-detainee of Soviet camp

Asahi News 16 Aug 2022
MITO--A former Imperial Japanese Navy member held by the former Soviet Union is being reminded of his plight amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the 77th anniversary of the end of World War II ... He said other detainees would strip the dead of their clothing to avoid having anything useful go to waste.

Obituary: Issey Miyake, fashion designer acclaimed for his futuristic, practical clothes

Irish Independent 14 Aug 2022
“It’s important to make clothes for long-term use now, not just one season,” he said ... And in 1995 he produced jackets that opened up to resemble abstract paintings.But the overall goal remained “making clothing that is worn by people in the real world”.

Closing the loop on commercial textile waste

GreenBiz 11 Aug 2022
And so there were several brands that wanted to know what they should be doing with their textile waste that wasn't clothing yet, all of the materials wasted during the design process, and it didn't really fit into what I was doing in the post-consumer world, like used clothing, used home goods, used shoes and handbags.

Interracial Marriages Are Political

The Tennessee Tribune 11 Aug 2022
It’s like the very scary “Upside Down” world in Stranger Things ... “In dressing my children, I noticed fashion didn’t reflect a rich, multicultural reality that I wanted to see in the world so I decided to create Mixed Up Clothing. I use fashion as my vehicle to tell our multicultural stories,” she said.

The Peter Marino Art Foundation's Artistic Mutability

The East Hampton Star 11 Aug 2022
Marino, who is known for dressing in black leather biker gear, has designed fashion houses and hotel buildings the world over. He is famous for his use of light in spaces like Barney's clothing store, now long closed in Manhattan, and numerous spaces for Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton, and other luxury brands on multiple continents.

US bill vs Xinjiang wreaks havoc on global supply chains, green push

The Manila Times 10 Aug 2022
As the second-largest garment producer in the world, Bangladesh imports 60 percent to 70 percent of its yarn and fabric from China, Mridha said, adding that it was very hard to differentiate which yarn or fabric was or was not manufactured using Xinjiang cotton.

King Turkey Day buttons celebrate 50 years of turkey racing

The Globe 10 Aug 2022
An artist from Texas designed the button for Cuero, and for the first time ever, Worthington used Cuero’s design, changing out their logo at the top, as well as the primary color of the button ... Every year there’s been a special button, and only one year there was a cloth patch because all of the metal was being used for ammunition in World War II.”.

Straight shooters: Making traditional arrows with Indonesia's fletchers

The Jakarta Post 07 Aug 2022
Since then, bows and arrows have continued to develop throughout the world. As with homes, food and clothing, the bow and arrow evolved to suit the needs of the people that used them ... We accept ... .

Celebrating India’s Independence on Google Arts & Culture

Google Blog 05 Aug 2022
It can also help us understand the world around us today. That’s why we built Google Arts & Culture — to put the world’s cultural treasures at anyone’s fingertips and help museums and other cultural organizations share more of our diverse heritage with the world ... Mahatma Gandhi is perhaps the most celebrated Indian public figure in the world.

No monkeypox cases in Cayuga County, but local health department is ready

Auburnpub dot com 05 Aug 2022
It spreads through close contact with an infected person or by touching objects, such as clothes or bedding, that have been used by someone with monkeypox.�. The World Health Organization has said that most monkeypox cases involve men who have sex with men ... be used for monkeypox.

InMoment Recognized for Artificial Intelligence Innovation in 2022 AI Breakthrough Awards for Best AI-Based Solution ...

Eagle-Tribune 02 Aug 2022
InMoment has been recognized for its work with one of the world’s largest outdoor clothing, equipment, and services retailers. Using InMoment’s XI ... We’re proud of our ability to use artificial intelligence to help retailers and businesses of all types improve experiences.”.

New Kaaba cover installed on eve of Islamic New Year 1444

Arab News 30 Jul 2022
Technicians at the King Abdulaziz Complex do the weaving, stitching and printing by hand and machines using 47 pieces of cloth and thread to make the Kiswa. The world’s largest computerized sewing machine, at 16 meters in length, carries out the process. The cloth is stitched together in five different parts and fixed to the base with copper rings.

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers his annual State of the Nation Address ahead of the country's Independence Day, at the parliament building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022.
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