ARTICLES RELATING TO FOXCONN

Taiwan's Foxconn to invest $1bn

2014-02-09 10:09

Taiwan technology giant Foxconn group has signed a letter of intent to invest up to $1bn in Indonesia as it seeks to diversify production away from China.

Google buys imaging patents

2013-08-24 22:42

Google has bought virtual imaging patents from Taiwanese supplier Foxconn that could be used in its interactive "Google Glass" devices.

Apple and Asian suppliers to test new TV

2012-12-12 12:04

US technology giant Apple has been working with component suppliers in Asia to test new TV sets in a possible move to branch into the television market.

Foxconn admits using underage interns

2012-10-17 08:11

Foxconn has confirmed it employed children as young as 14 at a plant in China, in a fresh blow to the tech giant that has been attacked over its treatment of staff.

Foxconn factory resumes production

2012-09-25 08:41

A Chinese factory owned by iPhone assembler Foxconn has resumed production after a riot involving 2 000 workers had forced it to close for 24 hours.

Apple supplier Foxconn shuts plant

2012-09-24 09:53

Electronics supplier Foxconn, which makes products for Apple, has shut a factory in northern China following a brawl involving some 2 000 workers.

Apple suppliers inspected

2012-02-13 17:04

An independent group has inspected Chinese Apple supplier Foxconn amid criticism about labour practices.

Apple in talks with China environmentalists

2011-11-16 17:20

Apple has for the first time held talks with environmental campaigners who accuse the company's Chinese manufacturers of widespread pollution.

China: Foxconn worker jumps to his death

2011-07-20 12:00

A 21-year-old employee of Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn has jumped to his death in southern China, say reports, the latest in a string of deaths involving its workers.

China iPhone factory 10th death

2010-05-27 19:37

A 10th employee of iPhone-maker Foxconn jumped to his death late just hours after the company's chairman promised to make life better for employees.

 

iPhone maker Foxconn invests $40m in US

2013-11-22 10:31

Taiwan's Foxconn, the maker of iPhones, iPads and other electronics in China, says it would invest $40m in the US to ramp up manufacturing of high-end products.

HP cracksdown on Chinese suppliers

2013-02-08 20:10

Personal computer maker Hewlett-Packard is pledging to crackdown on its Chinese suppliers to weed out labour abuses

Foxconn cannot meet demand for iPhone 5

2012-11-08 07:31

Foxconn has admitted it is unable to meet strong demand for Apple's new iPhone 5 due to difficulties in building the gadget and amid profit concerns.

Foxconn denies strike at iPhone plant

2012-10-06 10:28

Foxconn Technology Group says production at its Chinese factory that makes Apple's iPhones is continuing without interruption, denying reports that thousands of workers had gone on strike.

5 000 police quell Foxconn brawl

2012-09-24 14:49

Around 5 000 police were deployed to control a mass brawl among workers at a Foxconn plant in northern China, state media reported.

Apple, Foxconn to revamp work conditions

2012-03-30 08:00

Apple and its China manufacturing partner Foxconn have agreed to improve wages and working conditions at factories accused of being sweatshops.

Foxconn apologises over 'animal' comment

2012-01-23 12:00

Taiwan technology giant Foxconn has apologised over comments by CEO Terry Gou allegedly comparing workers to animals, says a report.

Another woman dies at Foxconn plant

2011-09-25 20:45

A young woman intern has fallen to her death from a dormitory at a Foxconn plant in China, the latest in a string of fatalities.

China iPad factory blast cuts supply

2011-05-23 19:34

An explosion at one of two factories that make Apple's new iPad 2 highlights the risks of a global manufacturing strategy that has cut costs but concentrates production in a few locations.

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