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Poetry of a Former Foxconn Worker Vividly Evokes Alienation of Factory Life

Poetry of a Former Foxconn Worker Vividly Evokes Alienation of Factory Life Before he took his life in late September, 24-year-old Xu Lizhi was a regular contributor of poetry to Foxconn People, the internal newspaper at his sprawling factory complex in Shenzhen. Only after he died did his writing find a wider audience, as … […]

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Foxconn Confirms Death of Employee in Shenzhen

Foxconn Confirms Death of Employee in Shenzhen Foxconn, known officially as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. , said the company was informed by police in Shenzhen that a 22-year-old male employee was found dead outside a residential building near its campus in Longhua, Shenzhen, on Sunday. Read more on Wall Street Journal

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Foxconn Shenzhen worker suicide

Foxconn Shenzhen worker suicide An employee of a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology Group that was found dead in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, committed suicide, Chinese media reported Wednesday. A representative of Foxconn Technology said on Wednesday that the … Read more on ecns

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Foxconn soldiers on in Shenzhen

Foxconn soldiers on in Shenzhen The windows of a two-storey coffee shop glimmer in the morning sun. Sitting by the end of a tree-lined street alongside a bakery, bank, mobile phone shop and a grocery store, the Foxconn Cafe is a shining attraction for the company's employees in … Read more on ecns

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Job cuts at Foxconn reportedly prompt worker to jump from Shenzhen factory roof

Job cuts at Foxconn reportedly prompt worker to jump from Shenzhen factory roof Reports from Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo, highlighted by Kotaku, claim that a woman jumped from the roof of Foxconn's Shenzhen factory at 9 a.m. local time last Friday. As of noon, another three employees were said to be on the roof, […]

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Foxconn plans to robotize Shenzhen plant

Foxconn plans to robotize Shenzhen plant Foxconn Technology Group has halted recruitment at one of its key plants in Shenzhen owing to plans to further automate its production processes. A spokesman for the company, which makes various kinds of Apple products including the iPhone and iPad, … Read more on China Daily

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Foxconn tries to get rid of labor disputes through robots

Foxconn tries to get rid of labor disputes through robots Shenzhen Post · Log in · Accommodation · Places To Go · Shenzhen Tour · Shenzhen Travel Guide · What's On · Guangzhou · Hong Kong · Lifestyle · Shenzhen. Foxconn tries to get rid of labor disputes through robots. Published on November 21, 2012 […]

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Foxconn 'not moving HQ to Chengdu'

Foxconn 'not moving HQ to Chengdu' The company's headquarters and first business park in China's mainland is in Shenzhen, where more than 400,000 people are employed. It remains the major strategic base for the company, said Liu Kun, Foxconn's spokesperson. Zhengzhou Park and … Read more on China Daily

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Foxconn denies online report of 'riot' at Shenzhen plant

Foxconn denies online report of 'riot' at Shenzhen plant A China-based online media reported earlier Monday that over 1,000 workers at Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, staged a protest after a dispute occurred between a Foxconn employee and public security officers. The electronics maker … Read more on Focus Taiwan News Channel

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Worker's injury casts harsh new light on Foxconn and China

Worker's injury casts harsh new light on Foxconn and China Foxconn confirmed it had sent the messages, saying that under Chinese law the worker must submit himself to a disability assessment – a process that in Zhang's case would require him to be discharged from the Shenzhen hospital and travel 70 km (43 … Read […]

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The Crowd At Apple's New Store Near Foxconn Chants: 'Apple! Apple! Apple

The Crowd At Apple's New Store Near Foxconn Chants: 'Apple! Apple! Apple … Apple opened a store in Shenzhen, the city where Foxconn employs hundreds of thousands of people to make iPhones, iPads and other American designed gadgets. Fortune's Philip Elmer-Dewitt found this video from the opening. After reading and hearing … Read more on […]

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Tribunal hears case of injured Foxconn worker

Tribunal hears case of injured Foxconn worker The case of Foxconn engineer Zhang Tingzhen, whose left brain was damaged in a factory accident last year, was heard at Longhua street labor arbitration tribunal in Shenzhen on Tuesday. Zhang's plight came to light after it was reported that Taiwan … Read more on China Daily

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Zhang Tingzhen, Foxconn Employee Who Lost Half His Brain, Ordered To Leave

Zhang Tingzhen, Foxconn Employee Who Lost Half His Brain, Ordered To Leave … Zhang Tingzhen, 26, survived an electric shock and fall at a Foxconn plant in the southern China of Shenzhen last October, Reuters reported. After surgery to remove nearly half his brain, he lost his memory and can neither speak, walk nor go […]

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Foxconn denies Apple factory strike

Foxconn denies Apple factory strike Visitors to a job fair walk past the Foxconn recruitment area in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong province. Source: AP. Foxconn factory. FACTORY CHINA: A worker on the production line at a Foxconn plant in Shenzhen. Source: Supplied. FOXCONN … Read more on Adelaide Now

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Foxconn denies report of strike at iPhone plant

Foxconn denies report of strike at iPhone plant In this file photo taken on May 22, 2010, visitors to a job fair walk past the Foxconn recruitment area in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong province. The New York-based China Labor Watch has reported that 3,000 to 4,000 workers at the factory in … Read more […]

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