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Foxconn worker falls to death in China, the 10th this year at iPod maker

Winnipeg Free Press - William Foreman, Debby Wu - 24 May, 2010
GUANGZHOU, China - A Chinese employee of Foxconn Technology Group fell from a building and died Tuesday, state-run media said, ...

Taiwan firms in PRC must correct conduct

eTaiwan News - 24 May, 2010
A series of at least 10 attempted suicides in factories operated in Shenzhen by Foxconn Technology, a unit of Taiwan's prestigious Hon Hai Precision ...

Foxconn admits it didn't protect suicide employees

ITN NEWS - 24 May, 2010
Chinese tech giant publicly admits it did not protect its workers adequately, after the eighth worker this year jumped to his death. ...

Suicides put Foxconn model under scrutiny

Financial Times - Kathrin Hille - ‎May 23, 2010‎
When Terry Gou opened a factory in Longhua, a town north of Shenzhen in southern China in 1988, he was ahead of most other ...

Foxconn acts after spate of suicides

Financial Times - Kathrin Hille - ‎May 23, 2010‎
Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and a main maker of the iPad, is scrambling to adjust the way it ...

Police reveal reason of 10th Foxconn employee's suicidal fall this year

Xinhua - ‎May 22, 2010‎
SHENZHEN, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Preliminary investigation shows that factors including failed romance, unrestrained gambling could be the reasons behind ...

8th death at iPhone plant

Mirror.co.uk - ‎May 21, 2010‎
An iPhone worker fell to his death yesterday - the eighth fatality at the plant this year. The death will raise more questions about working conditions at ...

Foxconn Faces 8th Suicide At Its Chinese Factories

Barron's (blog) - Alexander Eule - ‎May 21, 2010‎
A worker at Foxconn Technology committed suicide early Friday, the eighth such death at a Foxconn factory this year, according to a ...

Another Hon Hai Worker Dies in Fall

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 21, 2010‎
By TING-I TSAI TAIPEI, Taiwan"An employee of electronics manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. died Friday after plummeting from a building at the ...

Another Foxconn employee jumps to death in China

AFP - ‎May 21, 2010‎
BEIJING " A 21-year-old employee of Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn jumped to his death Friday in southern China, state media said, as officials ...

New death at Taiwan iPhone firm

BBC News - ‎May 21, 2010‎
A ninth employee has jumped to his death at Taiwanese iPhone manufacturer Foxconn, China's state media reports. Xinhua said 21-year-old Nan Gang leapt from ...

Another Foxconn worker dies in China; 9th in 2010

The Associated Press - William Foreman - ‎May 21, 2010‎
GUANGZHOU, China " A worker at Foxconn Technology Group, which makes iPhones and iPads, jumped to his death Friday from a building in the southern Chinese ...

Foxconn suicide toll mounts

Asia Times Online - Olivia Chung - ‎May 21, 2010‎
HONG KONG - Hon Hai Group, which should be celebrating a 35% surge in first-quarter profit from making electronics products such as ...

Foxconn employee dies in 10th fall this year

Reuters - Emma Graham-Harrison, Melanie Lee - ‎May 21, 2010‎
BEIJING (Reuters) - An employee of tech firm Foxconn died on Friday after falling from a building in the southern manufacturing hub of Shenzhen, ...

Foxconn worker dies in fall from building Friday

MarketWatch - Chris Oliver - ‎May 21, 2010‎
HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- An employee of the Foxconn Technology Group (PINK:FXCNY) (THE:HK:2038) , maker of cellular handsets for companies such as Apple ...

New death hits iPhones factory

The Press Association - ‎May 21, 2010‎
A worker at a huge Chinese factory which makes iPhones and iPads has fallen to his death - the eighth fatality this year at the world's largest contract ...

Foxconn worker falls to death in China, the 8th death this year at electronics ...

TODAYonline - ‎May 20, 2010‎
GUANGZHOU, China (AP) - State-run media say a worker at Foxconn Technology, which makes iPhones and iPads, has fallen to his death from a building in the ...

iPhone factory dials monks to save lives

Hindustan Times - ‎May 20, 2010‎
The workers making your iPhone in officially atheist China are being blessed. Buddhist monks have been hired to reportedly 'dispel misfortune' in one of the ...

Inside Foxconn's Chinese factories

Telegraph.co.uk (blog) - Shane Richmond - ‎May 20, 2010‎
Foxconn is one of the largest technology manufacturers in the world. It makes products for Apple, ...

Apple Partner Foxconn Suffers Eighth Worker Death in 2010

eWeek - Michelle Maisto - 24 May, 2010
A worker at Foxconn, which makes the Apple iPhone, among other electronics products, was the 10th Foxconn worker to fall from a building and the eighth to ...

Foxconn founder: suicides will stop

Shanghai Daily - Wang Xiang - 24 May, 2010
THE founder of Foxconn Terry Gou responded to the spate of eight suicides in its Shenzhen factory for the ...

Ninth Foxconn Worker of 2010 Commits Suicide

Tom's Hardware Guide - Jane McEntegart - 24 May, 2010
Another employee has committed suicide at Foxconn bringing the number of 2010 deaths at the factory to nine. Earlier this month it emerged that Foxconn had ...

Foxconn admits blunders over employee suicides

ITN - 24 May, 2010
Tech firm Foxconn has confessed that it paid insufficient attention to workers' welfare following the death of an eighth employee. Twenty-one-year-old Nan ...

Spate of suicides put Foxconn's operations model under scrutiny

TopNews New Zealand - Surjit Singh - 24 May, 2010
According to the official Xinhua news agency, in yet another suicide case at the technology firm Foxconn, based in Longhua, a town north of Shenzhen in ...

Taiwan firm denies worker abuse at suicide-hit China plant

Earthtimes (press release) - 24 May, 2010
By : dpa Taipei - Taiwan's Hon Hai Group on Monday denied that mistreatment of workers caused a string of suicides at its plant in China. ...

Terry Gou: ' No Blood & Sweat Shop'

evertiq.com - 24 May, 2010
Foxconn boss Terry Gou broke his silence over 9 suicides (+2 attempts) since the beginning of the year in China, but rejected any relation to the working ...

Alarming Increase of Suicides Forces Scrutiny on the Foxconn Manufacturing Model

TopNews United States - Amandeep Dhaliwal - 24 May, 2010
According to the reports, an alarming increase in the suicides has forced the authorities to scrutinize the Foxconn manufacturing model. ...

Chinese Worker Suicide Brings Death Toll to Nine

ITProPortal - James Cullimore - 24 May, 2010
Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that Nan Gang, 21, jumped to his death from the top of one of the factories at Foxconn's industrial complex, ...

Foxconn acts to stop worker suicides

PCR-online.biz - Matt Grainger - 24 May, 2010
Global manufacturer Foxconn is looking to change the way it operates its factories, following a spate of ten ...

Foxconn hopes music will cheer suicidal workers

Shanghai Daily - Wang Xiang - 24 May, 2010
FOXCONN'S Shenzhen factory has begun playing music on its assembly line to soothe work stress following 10 ...

 

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