News tagged with chinese workers

China to build two new Antarctic bases

Chinese workers are on their way to build the country's fourth Antarctic research base and a fifth is being planned, state-run media said on Thursday as the country expands its imprint on the icy continent.

dateDec 19, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Foxconn to widen scope of union elections

Taiwan-owned Foxconn Technology Group, a leading maker of Apple's iPhones and gadgets for other global brands, is widening the scope of union elections at its sprawling facilities in China.

dateFeb 04, 2013 in Business
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China busts $11 bln online gambling ring

Chinese authorities have busted what is reportedly the country's biggest online gambling ring, which allegedly handled bets of more than 70 billion yuan ($11 billion), according to state media.

dateNov 02, 2012 in Internet
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Apple pledge likely to boost China factory wages

(AP) -- This week's pledge to trim work hours and effectively raise wages for the hardscrabble Chinese employees who assemble Apple's iPads and iPhones isn't likely to drive up the prices that consumers pay.

dateMar 30, 2012 in Business
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Apple assembly line gets pay raise, fewer hours

(AP) -- Chinese workers who often spend more than 60 hours per week assembling iPhones and iPads will have their overtime hours curbed and their pay increased after a labor auditor hired by Apple Inc. inspected their factories.

dateMar 30, 2012 in Business
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Apple chief meets officials in China

Apple's new chief executive Tim Cook has held talks with officials in China, the US tech giant said Tuesday, the workshop of its products but where its operations have faced difficulties.

dateMar 27, 2012 in Business
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Taiwan's Foxconn raises wages for Chinese workers

(AP) -- Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group said Saturday that it has raised wages by up to 25 percent in the second major salary hike in less than two years, as the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer comes ...

dateFeb 18, 2012 in Business
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Foxconn to hike prices to cover China pay increase

(AP) -- Foxconn Technology Group, which makes iPhones and other gadgets for global technology companies, plans to charge them more to partly cover wage increases at its mammoth manufacturing compound in southern China.

dateJul 22, 2010 in Business
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