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  1. Slice of Life

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Sandra Lowe

    ... dogfight took place above Chungking between a Japanese squadron of 30 planes and an undisclosed number of Chinese pursuits. The enemy were driven away with heavy damage. Several missiles dumped ... Service]... Last war, of course, saw the emancipation of women who took up many professions which had not been opened to them before'. The Home Office was busy considering the various factory ...

  2. Business - China Business - MANUFACTURING

    Cheap labour not the only driver of factories' flight from China

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:03am by Charlotte So

    ... working hours. It caps overtime at 36 hours a month, based on five workdays a week. Bangladesh's limit is 50 hours a month, based on six workdays. Some factories run by Chinese owners would ... Factory friction adds to case for China exit Foreign buyers are fleeing China for Bangladesh, Cambodia and Indonesia not just for cheaper labour but also because of rising tensions between ...

  3. News - World - MIGRANTS

    Italy fire opens seedy side of Chinese migrant labour

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Prato, Italy Deaths of illegal workers expose the real cost of the fashion industry's underground operators Factory fire reveals ugly side of Chinese migrant ... Before him was a wall of burning fabric. He raced through the building and became the only worker to survive. Seven people died at the Teresa Moda factory in Prato, a largely Chinese ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Chinese lantern causes huge blaze at British recycling plant

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Smethwick, Britain Chinese lantern ignites recycling plant More than 200 firefighters fought a major blaze at a recycling plant in Britain yesterday after a Chinese ... by a Chinese lantern- make sure you use them safely." Emergency services were called to the fire at the J & A Young plant, which is on an industrial estate, at around 11pm on Sunday night. ...

  5. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Rotten-food-scandal-hit factory Shanghai Husi sacks 340 workers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:45pm by Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Investigations continue at scandal-hit Shanghai food processing factory 340 workers at rotten-meat plant to lose jobs The scandal-hit Shanghai subsidiary of US ... it would end. OSI said in the statement that its Shanghai factory would not shut down completely, because a small number of staff were staying on to help with the authorities' investigations. ...

  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Just 14 factories targeted in Vietnam's anti-China protests belonged to mainland Chinese

    Posted May 19th 2014, 11:36pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler in Ho Chi Minh City Of 351 plants damaged in one province, just 14 are mainland Chinese-owned, official report says Vietnam factory rioters mostly hit wrong targets Only a tiny fraction of the factories looted and damaged in the violent anti-China protests in Vietnam last week were owned by mainland Chinese enterprises, according to an internal Vietnamese ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    South Africa enlists Bank of China to help pull in Chinese investment

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 05:08am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com State visit by South African president will see signing of agreement to boost Chinese spending in infrastructure, minerals and green energy S Africa ... President Jacob Zuma to Beijing next month in a bid to attract more Chinese investments into South Africa's troubled economy. Under the memorandum, the Chinese state-owned bank will recruit ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - VIETNAM

    Hong Kong issues Vietnam travel warning after mobs torch Chinese factories

    Posted May 14th 2014, 12:23pm by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang and Agencies in Hanoi Beijing and Hong Kong authorities warn against travel to Vietnam after protesters, angry over oil drilling in disputed waters, run amok Chinese factories ... torch Chinese factories in Vietnam after South China Sea dispute escalated The rioting in Binh Duong province followed protests by up to 20,000 workers at industrial parks near Ho Chi Minh City. ...

  9. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    China factory activity healthiest in five months, HSBC flash PMI shows

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:18am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing HSBC flash PMI of 49.7 is best reading in five months, but still shows slight contraction China's factory sector shows signs of recovery China's factory sector turned in its best performance in five months this month, a preliminary HSBC survey showed yesterday, though overall manufacturing growth still contracted slightly, suggesting the outlook remains ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Ethnic Chinese live in fear as looting and violence strike Vietnam factories

    Posted May 17th 2014, 09:31am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Eye-witness accounts tell of violent anti-Chinese demonstrations destroying property and facilities at factories near Ho Chi Minh city in southern Vietnam The group of three men flinched at the sound of a car horn as they were sitting in what was left of their office. Nervously they looked towards the factory gate, where only days ago ...




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