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Wednesday Jul 23 | Newkerala.com

Chinese factory workers 'work themselves to death': Report

A report has revealed a dangerous trend in which young Chinese factory workers are dying in their sleep due to long working hours.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Ethiopian employees work inside the Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa.

Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked.

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Silicon Alley Insider

A Mysterious Condition Is Killing Workers In Dongguan, China In Their Sleep

The Chinese city of Dongguan, in the southern province of Guangdong, has seen a surge in the number of workers that are dying in their sleep, reports Andrea Chen at South China Morning Post .

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Customer Interaction Solutions

5 facts about the mysterious OnePlus company & OnePlus One phone [Mobile 88 Online (Malaysia)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) What has been amazing about the OnePlus brand is that it's hype has grown at such a level in such a small amount of time, with members of mobile forums raving about how cheap and great the flagship OnePlus One smartphone is, just like the hype that accompanied the Oppo Find 7. Below are five facts about this smartphone ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

People's Daily Online

Syndrome killing young workers in 'world's factory'

About 700 young workers in Dongguan, a major production base in Guangdong province, have died in their sleep in the past decade.

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South China Morning Post

More young males dying mysteriously in their sleep in Dongguan

The number of young male workers with no history of health problems who died suddenly in their sleep has risen sharply over the past decade in the manufacturing hub Dongguan, research shows.

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South China Morning Post

End of the line for China's low cost manufacturing model?

If low-end production can be done by robots, developing nations might have to skip China's export model and jump straight to a service economy In retrospect, the big investment calls seem so easy.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, China

ScienceBlogs

"Aversive" therapy for autism and developmental disorders? [Respectful Insolence]

Ever since I started paying attention to quackery, in particular quackery used on autistic children, I've come across some bizarre articles.

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Reuters

Production halted at Samsung China supplier amid child labor probe

Samsung, the world's biggest smartphone maker, said last week it had stopped doing business with the Dongguan Shinyang Electronics factory, a wholly owned subsidiary of South Korea's Shinyang Engineering Co Ltd ".

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

CIO

Chinese authorities find no underage workers at Samsung supplier

Chinese authorities have so far found no underage workers at a local Samsung Electronics supplier accused of using "child labor," but have started a campaign to crack down on the illegal activity.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

South China Morning Post

Kaisa resets sights on projects in top-tier cities

Shenzhen property developer Kaisa Group will refocus on first- and second-tier cities, where urban redevelopment projects are in greater demand.

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The Age

Samsung finds evidence of child labour at Chinese factory

Shanghai: Samsung Electronics has temporarily suspended doing business with a factory in southern China after accusations the factory had illegally hired underage workers to produce mobile phone components.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Business Wire

Research and Markets: China UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) Market Research and Forecasts 2014-2018

Research and Forecast of China UPS Market, 2014-2018 mainly analyzes China UPS industry in the following aspects: domestic market status, supply and demand, competitive landscape and business performance of major enterprises both at home and abroad; meanwhile this report offers suggestions for investors in UPS industry, so as to familiarize ... (more)

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

CNET News.com

Samsung suspends business with supplier in child labor probe

Samsung announced late Sunday it has temporarily suspended its business relationship with one of its suppliers after finding evidence of suspected child labor violations at its facilities.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Boston.com

Children Found Working at Samsung Supplier in China

After work, the three young women giggle and pull at one another's hair. But when questioned, they admit their common secret: They use false papers to work illegally here at the factory that makes mobile phone components for one of the world's biggest brands, Samsung.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Dubai Is Spending Nearly $7 Billion To Build The World's Largest Mall

The new real estate venture is part of a project to build an air-conditioned city.

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The Standard

Samsung accused of child labor in China

Samsung is facing a fresh accusation that one of its China suppliers hired children to meet production targets during a period of high demand.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Globe and Mail

How this entrepreneur dealt with an impenetrable language barrier

An undated handout photo of Mitch Wenger president and one of the founders of Grain Audio, a start-up that does a lot of business in Asia, at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

South China Morning Post

Guangdong proposes new sex regulations to continue crackdown on prostitution

Among the proposals are removing the locks from doors to private rooms and saunas, and installing a pane of glass so that activities can be monitored A banner that reads "Get rid of Prostitution, Gambling and Drugs" is displayed in the town of Zhongtang, Dongguan city, after police began a crackdown in February.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

In August, 49-year-old Meng Han and 11 other hospital security guards unfurled large banners and climbed atop the roof of a three-storey outpatient clinic in a Guangzhou hospital, pleading for the management to negotiate an equal pay package.

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