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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Former Foxconn executive detained in bribery investigation

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 03:36am by BLOOM, AFP

    ... Agencies in Taipei Taiwanese authorities investigating claims of violations in tech suppliers' procurement office Ex-Foxconn executive held in graft probe Taiwanese authorities, investigating allegations that Foxconn Technology employees accepted bribes from suppliers, yesterday detained one of the company's former executives. Three other ex-Foxconn employees, accused ...

  2. News - China Insider - LABOUR RIGHTS

    University students 'forced to work at iPhone maker Foxconn'

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 03:05pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Xi’an Technological University students say they were told they would not graduate if they refused to work at Foxconn Last year, labour rights activists shamed Foxconn, the world’s largest electronics manufacturer, into admitting it had employed students forced into internships by their universities in its manufacturing plants. A report ...

  3. News - China - LABOUR

    Foxconn's factories struggling to comply with labour laws

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com The maker of Apple mobile devices is having difficulty sticking to the 40-hours-per-week law Foxconn slow in cutting hours, report says Foxconn Technology ... and the treatment of workers at these three factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu in February last year. Auret Van Heerden, chief executive of the association, said Foxconn had made a lot of progress ...

  4. News - China - LABOUR

    Foxconn shuttle buses crash, killing 7 workers

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Foxconn shuttle busescrash, killing 7 workers At least seven people were killed and more than 20 injured in a crash between two shuttle buses carrying employees of electronics giant Foxconn yesterday morning in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan province. Foxconn Technology later confirmed in a statement that both buses were bringing workers from ...

  5. News - China

    Apple supplier Foxconn employing underage interns

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 05:55pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing The company that manufactures Apple’s iPhone says it has found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China. Foxconn Technology ... Foxconn, owned by Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry, said it was investigating with schools how the interns were sent to its factory. The company faced a complaint in August that vocational ...

  6. News - China - MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

    Mainlanders miffed that they will have to keep waiting for iPhone 6

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:18pm

    ... the phones on September 26.  Foxconn, Apple’s supplier in China, shifted its biggest iPhone production base from Shenzhen to Zhengzhou in 2010. The Zhengzhou factory produced 96.45 million iPhones ...

  7. News - China

    Three new suicides at Foxconn China factory

    Posted May 18th 2013, 07:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Three Foxconn workers have committed suicide at a factory in China in the past three weeks, a labour rights group said on Saturday. All three jumped ... in a statement. Foxconn, which assembles products for Apple, Sony and Nokia, has come under the spotlight after suicides and labour unrest at its Chinese plants since 2010. In 2010, at least 13 Foxconn ...

  8. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: Supreme People's Court's new guidelines, Foxconn plans US expansion

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 08:22am by Patrick Boehler

    ... China has a plan to stem the rise of antibiotic resistance. Economy Bloomberg Foxconn Technology Group plans to announce an intention to invest in Pennsylvania. ChinaFilmBiz US movie ...

  9. News - China

    Eleven Foxconn workers injured in brawl in Shandong

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 08:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Eleven workers at Taiwan’s Foxconn, which assembles products for Apple and other tech firms, were injured during a brawl near its plant in eastern China, ... were killed in the fight. Last year Foxconn temporarily shut a factory in northern Shanxi province after a brawl involving some 2,000 workers. Foxconn is the world’s largest maker of computer ...

  10. News - China

    China news in brief, 1 May, 2013

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am

    ... Two commit suicide at Foxconn, report says Two Foxconn workers at the Zhengzhou plant in Henan jumped to their deaths recently, local media reported. It was reported that a 23-year-old ... A Foxconn spokesman confirmed the girl's death but denied the male was an employee because he had yet to begin work. Mimi Lau   Labour-camp mother lodges appeal The mother of a girl raped ...




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