Foxconn denies strike at Zhengzhou plant

Pedestrians walk past an Foxconn factory complex located in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, China, 31 March 2012. Photo: EPA

Electronics parts giant Foxconn denied reports on Saturday that thousands of workers went on strike at one of its plants in central China and halted production of components for Apple's iPhone 5.

Sunday, 7 October, 2012, 11:21am

South African police kill 2 more in crackdown on strike

South African police have killed two more people in a crackdown on striking miners, the Congress of South African Trade Unions and a strike leader said on Thursday.

20 Sep 2012 - 3:10pm

6,000 workers strike at Shanghai Flextronics plant

Thousands of workers at a Singapore-owned plant in Shanghai have gone on strike to protest against a plan to move the factory, a labour rights group said yesterday.

20 Sep 2012 - 3:20am

Police minister defends killing of more than 30 workers at South African mine

Armed police keep a close watch after protesting mine workers were shot dead at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in South Africa. Photos: Reuters

The killing by police of more than 30 striking platinum miners in the bloodiest security operation since the end of white rule cut to the quick of South Africa's psyche yesterday, with people and the media questioning its post-apartheid soul.

18 Aug 2012 - 3:33am

The physics behind Bruce Lee's one-inch punch

A cheeky boy no older than 10 high-fived me as I strolled around the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina a fortnight ago.

Then he mimicked a Bruce Lee move. That was not uncommon, as boys in the Balkans, where I travelled to recently, seemed to think every Chinese man is somehow related to Bruce Lee. They then mimic that universally famous 'one-inch punch'.

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Chan strikes to win tenpin bowls title

Hongkonger clinches first ABF tournament

Chan Suk-han of Hong Kong and Thailand's Kritchawat Jampakao claimed the women's and men's titles, respectively, at the Asian Bowling Federation (ABF) Tour - Tournament of Champions in Jakarta, Indonesia, last Sunday.

18 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Chaos as strikers blockade Central

Workers' protest blocks Queen's Road

Metal workers on strike for a fourth day brought traffic in Hong Kong's central business district to a standstill as they faced off with police.

They only agreed to end yesterday's protest when the government agreed to hear their grievances.

12 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Magical mix of sound and vision

Acclaimed New Zealand percussion group Strike brings its powerful and imaginative show to Hong Kong

A high-energy group of percussionists from New Zealand will shake, rattle and roll through Hong Kong as part of a series of entertainment programmes for families that kicks off next month.

28 Feb 2007 - 12:00am