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Cashing on Fairy Dust

Lisa Ma | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Tech
Lisa Ma

Murmurs trending that the online market site, Taobao, is supported by these quiet female shopaholics as a form of activism. Whether or not we're being too quick to place political idealization on a opportunistic convergence of the times, Taobao's wealthy owner Jack Ma is now worshipped as a deity.

'Worse Than Foxconn'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Tech

A company supplying parts for Apple products has been heavily criticised for using underage labour, excessive working hours and providing poor living ...

Foxconn Claims Dispute With Chinese Workers 'Resolved' After Mass Suicide Threat

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Tech

Foxconn Technology has said that the cause of a threatened mass suicide by some of its workers in China has now been resolved. Reports by local med...

Microsoft: Mass Suicide Threat At Chinese XBox Factory 'Under Investigation'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Tech

Microsoft is investigating an incident at a Chinese factory where 300 workers reportedly threatened to kill themselves in a dispute over pay. The w...

Reports: 300 Chinese Workers 'Threaten Mass Suicide Over Pay'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Tech

Around 300 Chinese workers who manufacture XBox consoles took to a factory roof and threatened bosses with mass suicide over a dispute about pay, unco...