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Another Foxconn Employee Dies, After Working 34-Hours Straight [Foxconn]

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Another death at Foxconn’s Shenzhen factory, only this time it wasn’t a suicide attempt, according to reports. Arizona foundation repair contractor . Instead, the 28-year-old man (who’d only married his wife, above, three months ago) died from exhaustion. More

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Rumor: Apple Giving Financial Benefits To Foxconn Employees [Foxconn]

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Well-respected Chinese site Zol, owned by CNET’s parent company CBS Interactive, has published a report claiming that Apple will be providing financial subsidies to Foxconn’s workers, helping boost their current monthly salary of roughly $130 each. More

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Top Chinese Official Calls for Improved Working Conditions at Foxconn [Foxconn]

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The suicide cluster at Foxconn has attracted the attention of a top Chinese official this weekend. Wang Yang, top Communist Party official of Guangdong, has called for improved conditions in the region. Previously, as part of an overall PR/HR initiative, Foxconn said it would increase workers’ wages by 20%

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Fire May Have Broken Out At Foxconn Plant, Some Possibly Injured [Unconfirmed]

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There are scattered reports of a fire at the Foxconn plant in Shenzhen. Denver SEO . It sounds like the company attempted to keep news of the incident silent, but supposedly some reporters who happened to be outside the facility spotted the firetrucks. Custom Jewelry . More

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Nintendo Investigating Foxconn Conditions [Foxconn]

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Contrary to a lot of reports, more than just Apple’s products are made at Foxconn’s Shenzhen factories. mozilla free download . roofing and siding . roofing . Nintendo, whose Wii and other products are made there, has announced it shall be investigating the working and living conditions of the factory workers in light of the suicides. [ MarketWatch via Kotaku ] More

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Foxconn Workers Receiving 20 Percent Salary Increase [Foxconn]

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Hon Hai Precision Industry has announced that it will raise the salaries of employees at its Foxconn factory by about 20 percent. Genie Garage Door Openers . Custom Jewelry . The company claims that the raises were planned for a while and aren’t in response to recent suicides . More

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Foxconn Jumps Reach 15…Potential 16 Spotted On the Roof [Foxconn]

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While we recently published news of the 12th Foxconn employee to attempt a suicide, and then immediately updated the story with new of a 13th jumper, those reports are already dated. home insurance california . landscaping los angeles . More

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Free GTA Chinatown Wars Lite iPhone App Hits App Store [IPhone Apps]

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If you don’t want to bang down ten notes for the full-fat Chinatown Wars iPhone app , this free “Lite” version is worth checking out. It provides a good taste of the Nintendo DS game, with the first three missions playable.

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12th Foxconn Employee Jumps; Becomes 10th To Die [Foxconn]

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Despite Foxconn allegedly asking all employees to sign contracts promising not to kill themselves, another worker has jumped out of a building window. South Carolina Foundation Repair companies . This came hours after Foxconn’s CEO was boasting to press of the fabulous facilities at the factories. More

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Foxconn Asks Employees to Sign Promise Not to Commit Suicide or Sue The Company If They Do [Foxconn]

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Shanghaiist got ahold of this memo being sent out to Foxconn employees, trying to help them deal with whatever working conditions is leading toward this recent string of suicides . It starts off good, then, well, gets not so good. bone bearings . More

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