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  1. News - China - industry

    Samsung suspends Chinese supplier over child labour allegations

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 12:54pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Samsung said on Monday it had temporarily suspended business with one of its suppliers in China after finding “evidence” of possible illegal child labour ... was employing workers under the age of 16. “Following the investigation, Samsung decided to temporarily suspend business with the factory in question as it found evidence of suspected child labour ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Reduce poverty to end families' reliance on child labour

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SALLY KO

    ... Sally Ko Sally Ko says consumers in well-off societies can exercise ethical buying With support, poor families need not rely on child labour Today is World Day against Child Labour and, ... child labour, national power shortages, and competition from China and Thailand have reduced the country's share considerably. With intervention from the International Labour Organisation, ...

  3. News - China

    China legislators vote to end labour camps, back change to one-child policy

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 11:11pm by AFP

    ... think of the easing of one-child policy? The exception is meant to counter China’s looming demographic problems, including a swelling elderly population, shrinking labour force and gender ... voted on Tuesday to abolish “re-education through labour” camps introduced more than half a century ago, saying they had served their purpose. The standing committee of the rubber-stamp ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Exhibition: The Permeability of Certain Matters has messages about child labour

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Kylie Knott

    ... at the Spring Workshop in Aberdeen, about mass production and the history of child labour. The show, a collaboration between Cypriot Christodoulos Panayiotou and German-born Philip Wiegard, sets ... to different labour practices of the pre-industrial and industrial age, Wiegard choreographed a workflow that optimised the labour intensive creation of large quantities of wallpaper. Aged from eight ...

  5. Business - China Business - LABOUR

    Lenovo denies tie-up with supplier accused of using child workers

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... over child workers Lenovo Group, the world's largest supplier of personal computers, is pushing for a sweeping investigation of a mainland-based supplier suspected of hiring child labour ... and Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest smartphone maker. The new allegation has again put a harsh spotlight on the seemingly widespread use of child labour on the mainland, a situation ...

  6. News - China - GOVERNANCE

    NPC Standing Committee to debate approval of one-child policy, labour camp reforms

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 01:31pm by He Huifeng

    ... a labour camp system and relaxing the decades-long one-child policy are among the highly watched proposals that the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee is expected to discuss ... or re-education through labour, and a birth policy resolution as among the bills and drafts that China’s top lawmaking body will discuss at its sixth meeting till Sunday. Both reforms were announced ...

  7. Business - Companies - LABOUR

    Samsung eyes reforms after its probe found a supplier hired child workers

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com South Korean giant vows tighter hiring processafter errant practice found at mainland factory Samsung suspends supplier over child labour Samsung ... supplier suspected of using child labour. The action against Dongguan Shinyang Electronics, a subsidiary of Korean components manufacturer Shinyang Engineering, was announced by Samsung yesterday, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How parents can help their child face the challenges of Asperger's syndrome

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:44pm by LORA LEE

    ... Lora Lee life@scmp.com Love's labours My nine-year-old daughter has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome. Having the diagnosis is useful, so that we know she is struggling ... the child faces, and gives us strategies to lessen the challenges for her, and those who live with her. Children with Asperger's have one thing in common- they are uncomfortable ...

  9. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    For many, having an extra child just brings on labour

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by George Chen

    ... an extra child just brings on labour The long-awaited changes to the mainland's controversial one-child policy did not surprise or please every parent in Shanghai when they were revealed last ... of you, how can you hope to deliver a happy life for one child, let alone two? That is a question widely discussed among parents and those thinking of having children. I have witnessed my friend ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books

    Book review: Personal, by Lee Child

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Guy Haydon

    ... the dull ending. After a promising, action-packed spell early on in Paris, the plot is then bogged down by laboured pacing and contrived confrontations. Child struggles to bring the urgency of old ... Guy Haydon The latest novel in the Jack Reacher action series has fallen short, writes Guy Haydon. Is actor Tom Cruise to blame? Measure of a hero Personal  by Lee Child Bantam Press  ...




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