Oh my god. 2011 has arrived and the Foxconn suicide cluster still continues. Today’s latest news is from the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen. A female engineer, Wang Ling, jumped from her brother’s 10th-floor flat, not from the dormitory in the factory. Due to her mental state problems, Foxconn could not let her carry on working …read more →
Oh my god. A big fire has broken out in a hostel at Foxconn’s Shenzhen plant today morning.
Oh my god. Today morning, another employee of Foxconn leapt to his/her death. This happened at one of Foxconn’s manufacturing facilities in the southern Chinese manufacturing hub of Shenzhen. The death was confirmed by the municipal government. No further information was immediately available. We are sad, and one thing comes to our mind, where are …read more →
Part I happened on July 20. And now, another employee attempt to commit suicide at Foxconn. Luckily, it’s unsuccessful, thanks for the safety net which has surrounded the building.
A worker at an affiliate of Foxconn died Tuesday after falling from a dorm building. It was unclear whether the latest death was also a suicide.
Ok, Apple might be showing their social responsibility for now. A tech site in China has reported, Apple will provide financial subsidies to Foxconn’s employees, the amount will roughly be 1 to 2% of the profits from Apple products.
Foxconn has invited more than a hundred journalists including international press, to visit the production line in Shenzhen factory this morning. Foxconn’s CEO Terry Gou has attended the event. Foxconn has arrange 6 tour bus to bring the press into the industrial park, Gou even get on to every tour bus to greet all the …read more →
For the first time, 59yrs old Foxconn’s CEO, Gou Tai-ming, has finally respond on the suicide tragedy which had happened in Shenzhen, China. According to Taiwan’s media report, Gou told the press that Foxconn is not a ‘Sweatshop’, they are dealing with the case now and they will make every effort to stabilize the situation. …read more →
UPDATED The Foxconn suicide mess is all started from job stress. Within half a year, there are 9 suicides with 7 confirmed-deaths in Foxconn’s factory of China, Shenzhen. In order to find out what’s really going on in that factory, the Southern Weekly, described by The New York Times as China’s most influential liberal newspaper, has …read more →
The Foxconn workers are working hard to make Apple motherboards, iPhones, and all kinds of things for Apple everyday. Some of them have attempted suicide because of working pressure. Today, Foxconn starts to cure their lovely workers by introducing the “Destress Room”.