Welfare

12.19.11
Explosion at Apple supplier injures 57 workers
12.19.11

Explosion at Apple supplier injures 57 workers

The welfare of Chinese workers is back in the spotlight after an explosion at Shanghai-based Rite...

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05.22.11
Foxconn confirms third death from explosion, earlier watchdog report points at aluminum dust (updated)
05.22.11

Foxconn confirms third death from explosion, earlier watchdog report points at aluminum dust (updated)

Following the tragic explosion at Foxconn's Chengdu plant on Friday, the company has now confirme...

By R. Lai,   05.22.11
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02.01.11
Exclusive: A day trip to Meizu's factory (video)
02.01.11

Exclusive: A day trip to Meizu's factory (video)

Jack Wong is a very lucky guy. Or you can say he's very unfortunate. On one hand, his eight-year-o...

By R. Lai,   02.01.11
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06.15.10
Chinese government to make Foxconn suicide findings public
06.15.10

Chinese government to make Foxconn suicide findings public

We've been struggling to wrap our heads 'round this whole Foxconn imbroglio since the beginning, an...

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06.09.10
Foxconn axes suicide compensation, relocating some production to Vietnam or Taiwan
06.09.10

Foxconn axes suicide compensation, relocating some production to Vietnam or Taiwan

At yesterday's annual shareholder meeting, Foxconn revealed that it'll no longer be compensating fa...

By R. Lai,   06.09.10
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05.19.10
The fate of a generation of workers: Foxconn undercover fully translated (update: videos added)
05.19.10

The fate of a generation of workers: Foxconn undercover fully translated (update: videos added)

Machine translations are still years or even decades away from perfection, so rather than sending yo...

By R. Lai,   05.19.10
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05.19.10
Undercover Chinese reporter exposes Foxconn working conditions (update: full English translation)
05.19.10

Undercover Chinese reporter exposes Foxconn working conditions (update: full English translation)

Some time in April, Chinese news site Southern Weekend sent its intern, Liu Zhiyi, on a 28-day und...

By R. Lai,   05.19.10
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03.20.08
Ask Massively:  Free epics for all!
03.20.08

Ask Massively: Free epics for all!

The "Powers that be" at Massively have convinced me to put down my March Madness bracket long enoug...

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02.18.08
Forum post of the day: Welfare Epics
02.18.08

Forum post of the day: Welfare Epics

What does it take to get epic gear? Well you can do arenas or battlegrounds and save up points for...

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