News tagged with activists

Taiwan's Foxconn to open new plant in Brazil

Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn said Wednesday it is set to invest $492 million to build a new facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil to produce smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.

dateSep 19, 2012 in Business
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Japan whaling fleet returns from Antarctic

A whaling fleet anchored at a Japanese port Saturday after Tokyo said it would cancel its annual hunt for the first time in more than 25 years to abide by a UN court ruling.

dateApr 05, 2014 in Ecology
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Internet activists push for greater democracy

(AP) -- The Internet can be a powerful medium for politicians to get their message across but it is also a vital means for civilians to have a say in what politicians do, participants in a political conference say.

dateNov 25, 2009 in Internet
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Tiananmen security tight on crackdown anniversary

(AP) -- Police saturated Tiananmen Square with security Thursday, the 20th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy activists, and an exiled protest leader was blocked from returning home to confront ...

dateJun 03, 2009 in Internet
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Apple blasted for alleged pollution by suppliers

(AP) -- Apple is defending itself against a fresh barrage of criticism from Chinese environmental activists over alleged pollution by the manufacturers who make its iconic iPhones, iPads and other products.

dateSep 01, 2011 in Business
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Web site of China-based journalist club attacked

(AP) -- An organization for foreign journalists based in China has become the latest victim of cyberattacks targeting the Web sites or e-mail accounts of human rights groups and reporters focused on China.

dateApr 02, 2010 in Internet
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Rare tiger dies after Indonesia flight switch

A rare Sumatran tiger has died after his transferral to an Indonesia park was aborted and he was put on a second flight because passengers complained about the smell, an official said.

dateOct 04, 2012 in Ecology
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