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  1. Dockers in Shekou strike for higher pay

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on strike in a pay dispute. Port workers at Chiwan Container Terminal in Shekou district began their industrial action at midnight on Monday. The dock workers, most of them truck drivers and crane ... consideration' to the workers' demands. But the men were dissatisfied with the reply and continued their strike last night. The industrial action has brought the terminal- one of the busiest ...

  2. Workers refuse to back down

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the strike. The walkout started last Wednesday in protest at plans to relocate the factory to the outskirts of Shanghai. Some 200 workers who are unwilling to move are demanding compensation. ... 1,000 assembly workers continued to strike for a sixth day yesterday, mainland media reported. Hundreds of workers have been blocking the factory's main gate since Thursday after ...

  3. Strikers take on the bosses

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it was a prelude to something worse: the long rumoured relocation of the entire plant to Jiangxi province. On November 17, workers' anger reached boiling point, and one of the biggest strikes yet seen ... security after an American company acquired the firm. At the Singaporean-owned Hi-P International electronics plant in Shanghai, hundreds of workers, mainly women, went on strike over plans to move ...

  4. Shenzhen zoo workers on strike over job cuts and pay

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng About 400 workers at Shenzhen Safari Park have been on strike for two days in protest at unpaid wages, redundancy packages and alleged management corruption. The park as been ... and stopped hundreds of employees from hanging out protest signs. The workers then surrounded the administration building and said they would continue their strike until their demands for better ...

  5. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Workers' voice of Shenzhen takes a beating in crackdown

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com NGO employee Su Yuan narrates a nightmarish seven-month crackdown on labour groups in Shenzhen that went against official promises Workers' voice takes a beating Shenzhen NGO worker Su Yuan has been forced to fight for her rights after about 60 men evicted her and five colleagues from their office in August. Their ordeal was part of a seven-month ...

  6. Ex-Walmart workers in Shenzhen jump threat

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Two former Walmart workers who were fired on Monday after a strike last week threatened to jump off a building in Shenzhen yesterday. They climbed onto ... the roof around 8pm and sent them to a hospital. They were among about 50 workers who staged a protest last Thursday in a failed demand for a pay rise. Six had been fired by yesterday for violating ...

  7. Guangdong shuts down at least seven labour NGOs

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Guangdong authorities have shut down at least seven Shenzhen non-governmental groups that advocate for the rights of migrant workers. Veteran labour-rights ... of the facilities. Mainland labour-rights NGOs often report of harassment from the authorities, who fear that foreign-funded and lobbying groups could organise large-scale strikes, incite protests or trigger ...

  8. News - China - PROTEST

    Police beat strikers during Xi Jinping's Guangdong tour

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing, He Huifeng

    ... to Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong, after stopping over in Zhuhai and Foshan. The vice-president's first stop in Shenzhen coincided with a strike by about 3,000 workers at a printing factory ... areas into a neighbourhood park in 2010. Strike by workers during Xi's tour ...

  9. HK 'unable to act' on smuggled vegetables

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bought from the Buji and Bainikeng districts of Shenzhen were sent to Nanshan, another area in Shenzhen, and then distributed to Hong Kong. When the boxes arrived in Kwai Tsing, the label showed ...

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    Five killed as huge sinkhole engulfs workers in Shenzhen

    Posted May 21st 2013, 07:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Five people were killed when a 10-metre-wide sinkhole opened up at the gates of an industrial estate and swallowed factory workers in Shenzhen, local ... the incident. The sinkhole formed just outside the Huamao Industrial Park in Shenzhen on Monday evening, at a time when many factory workers would have been changing shifts, according to the website ...




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