On the 24th, that was yesterday, Foxconn’s CEO Gou Tai-ming, has officially respond on the suicide tragedy. This morning (China time zone : Tuesday, May 25, at 06:30 AM), another employee of Foxconn died after falling from a building at the company’s plant in Shenzhen. The death was confirmed by the Shenzhen Public Security Bureau this morning, police have not determined whether the death was suicide or an accident. Click in for the video news report.
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. One of Taiwan’s magazine report that Gou is inviting more monks to provide consolation for the suicide cases.
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From China Business News report, Apple and HP (the China Branch of couse) have responded on Foxconn’s suicide tragedy. Apple is obviously very cautious to define their position at the moment, while HP has clearly expressed their view. Both company have emphasized on strict requirements apply to their supplier. So now, will Steve Jobs and Mark Hurd stand-up to their feet, put more pressure to stop Foxconn on this insane sucide tragedy? please?
Here we have found some interesting comics which were created by the Chinese media for putting into their articles of Foxconn tragedy. These comics may act as a criticism or jokes on the suicides in Foxconn’s factory.
If you are still thinking why Foxconn suicide tragedies are still happening, here’s a side-to-side comparison of Foxconn worker in 2008 and today. I hope you can find the answer at the pic above.
In response to people’s concerns about the suicide tragedy in Foxconn, China Television Boardcast CCTV has sent reporter to conduct an investigation on this, and in this TV show called ‘News 1+1′, Foxconn has officially respond on the ‘Mystery of 7 jump’ (the show was shown on TV on the 11th of this month, before the 8th, 9th and the latest 10th jump take place), admitted that the Foxconn’s management has loopholes, and one of the victim’s sister has also commented on Foxconn, regarding turning the workers to become human working machines …
The Foxconn suicide tragedy has gotten even messier, with another reported death today. More pics and video report after the jump.
UPDATE: We have removed the video from 56.com due to wrong reporting on the incident. The video is not a news report and the “reporter” in the video said the victim is not a Foxconn worker while we have confirmed the victim is really a Foxconn worker.
UPDATE 3: Brief summary of previous suicide incidents.
For those of you who can read Chinese really well and need full information on the recent biggest story of Foxconn, here are three newspaper reports you would definitely love to read.
Southern Weekly’s 20-year-old reporter, Liu Zhi Yi, had a phone interview by one of the major video website in China, explaining more on the undercover in Foxconn’s factory for 28 days, and there are some more interesting details that he want to reveal…
Ok, this is really a bad time for Foxconn, when they still worried about these suicide cluster, now they have to face a new problem. This time not in Shenzhen, we are going to Beijing. Watch the video after the jump.
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