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A former Alibaba driver set fire to himself amid growing concerns about Chinese labor laws

Alibaba founder Jack Ma in January 2018. Wang HE/Getty Images A delivery driver set himself on fire following a pay dispute with a partner of Alibaba subsidiary Ele.me, reported Tuesday. "I want my blood and sweat money back," driver Liu Jin said in videos of the incident. He now has medical bills of more than 1 million yuan ($150,000). In December, a 22-year-old Chinese tech worker died. Her death was widely attributed to the "996" work culture that dominates the industry. Visit Busines...
Tags: Apple, News, China, US, Trends, Walmart, Beijing, Hsbc, Alibaba, Retail, Food Delivery, Workers Rights, Jack Ma, Weibo, Ele.me, Liu


An Alibaba driver set fire to himself amid growing concerns about Chinese labor laws

Alibaba founder Jack Ma in January 2018. Wang HE/Getty Images A delivery driver set himself on fire following a pay dispute with a partner of Alibaba subsidiary Ele.me, reported Tuesday. "I want my blood and sweat money back," driver Liu Jin said in videos of the incident. He now has medical bills of more than 1 million yuan ($150,000). In December, a 22-year-old Chinese tech worker died. Her death was widely attributed to the "996" work culture that dominates the industry. Visit Busines...
Tags: Apple, News, China, US, Trends, Walmart, Beijing, Hsbc, Alibaba, Retail, Food Delivery, Workers Rights, Jack Ma, Weibo, Ele.me, Liu


Apple knew a supplier was using child labor but took 3 years to fully cut ties, despite the company's promises to hold itself to the 'highest standards,' report says

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan Apple discovered that Suyin Electronics, one of its Chinese-based suppliers, relied on child labor on multiple occasions, but still took three years to fully cut ties, The Information reported on Thursday. Ten former members of Apple's supplier responsibility team told The Information the company has refused or has been slow to stop doing business with suppliers that repeatedly violate its labor policies when doing so would hurt its profits.  Apple has faced intense c...
Tags: Apple, News, Washington Post, China, India, Trends, Markets, New York Times, The Times, Child Labor, Working Conditions, Biel, Pegatron, Information Apple, Labor and Employment, Tech Insider


New Report Claims Apple Supplier Uses Forced Labor in China

While Apple says it has a thorough system of checks to ensure components used in its products are produced in an ethical manner, a new report claims that well known Apple supplier Lens Technology uses forced labor comprised of Uighur Muslim workers in China. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, China, Forced labor, Lens Technology, Uighurs, Report Claims Apple Supplier Uses Forced Labor


Apple's Longtime Supplier Accused of Using Forced Labor in China

One of the oldest and most well-known iPhone suppliers has been accused of using forced Muslim labor in its factories, according to documents uncovered by a human rights group, adding new scrutiny to Apple's human rights record in China. From a report: The documents, discovered by the Tech Transparency Project and shared exclusively with The Washington Post, detail how thousands of Uighur workers from the predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang were sent to work for Lens Technology. Lens also su...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Washington Post, China, Tech, Tesla, Muslim, Xinjiang, Lens Technology, Tech Transparency Project, Lens Technology Lens


A major Apple supplier is reportedly using forced labor from thousands of Uighur workers to make glass for iPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Economic Summit held for the China Development Forum in Beijing in March 2019. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan Lens Technology, a longtime supplier of glass for iPhones, uses forced labor from Uighur minorities in its factories, a report from the Tech Transparency Project found, according to The Washington Post. Apple has repeatedly been accused of benefitting from forced labor in China, and the company is said to have lobbied US lawmakers to weaken a bill intended to ban US...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Amazon, Post, Politics, Washington Post, China, US, Trends, Nike, Beijing, Factories, Tim Cook, Manufacturing, Forced labor, Coca Cola


Apple Seeking to Build China-Based iPhone Supply Chain Exclusively for Chinese Market

DigiTimes issued a report today highlighting Apple's apparent efforts to build a supply chain consisting entirely of China-based makers in order to manufacture iPhones specifically for the Chinese market. The assessment is based on recent aggressive moves by Apple suppliers Luxshare and Lens Technology to acquire metal chassis plants operated in China by Taiwan-based makers, a strategy that the US tech giant has reportedly been encouraging. Luxshare, the largest assembler of AirPods, has ne...
Tags: Apple, China, India, US, Taiwan, Suzhou, DigiTimes, US China, Pegatron, Wistron, AirPods, Lens Technology, Luxshare, Casetek Holdings


China dominates self-made woman rich list

Zhou Qunfei, who founded Apple and Samsung supplier Lens Technology, tops the Hurun female billionaires list.
Tags: Apple, News, China, Samsung, Zhou Qunfei, Lens Technology


There Are 15 New Self-Made Women On This Year's Forbes Billionaire List

Forbes has released its Billionaire List, which tracks the world's richest people, and depressingly (but not surprisingly), only 2.7% of the people on it are women. Still, the proportion has almost tripled from from 1% a decade ago, and while most of the women inherited their fortunes, a quarter are self-made. In fact, this year's list contains a record-breaking number of female self-made billionaires.There were 227 women total, including 56 self-made ones, 15 of whom were new to the group. The...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Fashion, Music, China, Germany, Samsung, Vietnam, Oprah Winfrey, Alice Walton, Donald Trump, Forbes, Wal Mart, Oreal, Sam Walton, Liliane Bettencourt