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  1. iPad workers unfazed by spate of suicides

    Posted Apr 11th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... week's cases. 'I've never heard of them,' said Yu Liang, 19, who works 12 hours a day, 28 days a month, polishing the shells of Apple computers. Rumours of suicides had spread ... of Apple's iPhones, iPads and iPods, and parts for Sony and Dell, say work pressures may have been a contributory factor in the some of the suicides. A former workshop supervisor who left Foxconn ...

  2. People on the move

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which he joined in 1992. Before that, Mr Sullivan spent 11 years in marketing at Apple Computer. Mr Rodek joined Hyperion as a director in 1998. Before that, he held the positions of president ... information officer. Mr Kern has 27 years of global IT and business experience. He was chief information officer for Compaq Computer's EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) organisation. After ...

  3. 300,000 Foxconn staff in move to Henan

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... for Apple as well as computers for Dell and Hewlett-Packard. Workers said they had been told that only 100,000 of the 400,000 workers at Foxconn's Shenzhen plants would remain in the city to manufacture the profitable Apple gadgets while the rest of the company's production would be relocated to other parts of the country. Authorities from the Henan city of Hebi issued a notice ...

  4. Managers sacked over toxic agent used in factory

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Apple. Wintek's share price has been soaring since Taiwanese media reports that the company was the main supplier for Apple's new iPad tablet computer. Wintek said yesterday it had ... He Huifeng Senior managers of a factory in Suzhou, Jiangsu province- owned by a company that produces iPad components for Apple- have been sacked after dozens of workers were poisoned ...

  5. Factories to shed 'labour camp' label in 2011

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that 2011 will have its share of challenges. Mainland factories make many of the world's most coveted electronic devices, including personal computers and Apple's hot-selling iPhones, iPad tablet computers and iPod media players. Prickly labour issues are expected to persist this year, despite wage increases and efforts by electronics manufacturers to improve conditions ...

  6. Foxconn at wits' end over spate of suicides

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Foxconn, the world's largest manufacturer of electronics and computer parts, says it has forestalled nearly 30 suicide attempts in the past three weeks after setting up ... as the maker of Apple's iconic iPhone, has been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons lately- on Tuesday, a female worker died in an apparent suicide. It is the eighth such tragedy at Foxconn ...

  7. Tom looks to mainland's mobile broadband market to spur growth

    Posted Mar 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... options and other new services.' For example, Tom's Huanjiansheng website (hjsm.tom.com) last year introduced an e-book reader application for Apple's iPhone. This application allows readers to access books and best-selling novels from a stock of more than 35,000. Yeung said Tom is open to providing e-books to new mobile internet devices, including Apple's iPad, ...

  8. ASM Pacific sees LEDs as driver for growth

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... systems used in making light-emitting diode (LED) components for consumer electronics, personal computers, cars and street lights. 'Our target is to become a total solution provider ... LED-based applications, including the display backlighting for internet-ready smartphones, high-definition televisions and devices like Apple's new iPad. 'We have so many customers ...

  9. At Foxconn, success and tragedy linked

    Posted Jun 01st 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu, Irene Jay Liu

    ... And Foxconn became the company that offered capacity and price to lure the world's top companies, including Apple, Dell, HP and Sony. Foxconn seized on China's move into the global economy, ... other. It is especially difficult to change the culture because it is such a big company.' Foxconn workers in a computer assembly department recently told China Labour Watch: 'We ...

  10. Family demands truth behind teen's death

    Posted Apr 18th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A farmer is battling Foxconn Technology Group, which makes parts for Apple's iPads and iPhones, over the suspicious death of his teenage son in a Shenzhen factory. Ma ... an electronic copy of CCTV footage of the building's entrances on a computer at the Songyuan police station in Guanlan. They spent more than 20 days poring over 50 hours of video taken between ...




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