Cartoonists Rebel Pepper and Badiucao address the ongoing uproar over toymaker Lego’s...
by Josh Rudolph | Oct 3, 2013
In March, Danish toymaker Lego announced plans to build its first Chinese factory to help satisfy...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 19, 2013
According to a new report from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, 68 percent of all counterfeit goods seized globally between 2008 and 2010 were manufactured in China. Quartz reports: Counterfeit goods make up about 2% of world...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 5, 2013
While baby milk powder is smuggled into China from Hong Kong and around the world due to fears of tainted domestic products, a recent CCTV investigation showed another health hazard for children both in China and abroad. At...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 29, 2011
Corporate responsibility organisation Sacom has accused a Shenzhen toy factory, whose customers include Disney, Mattel and Walmart, of labour abuses such as forced, excessive overtime and employment of underage workers. It also...
by cschultz | Jun 5, 2009
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has fined Mattel $2.3 million for lead-tainted toys that it imported from china. The fine stems from the toymaker’s 2007 recall of 95 types of toys and up to 2 million units,...
by Paulina Hartono | Nov 1, 2008
Hit by the world economic crisis and new product regulations, Chinese toy companies are scrambling to stay viable. From Times Online: One after another, once-bustling factories are falling silent and closing their doors while...
by Kate Zhao | Feb 12, 2008
From Reuters via Earthtimes.org : In his dim two-room flat, Huang Renzhong showed a visitor a Mickey Mouse statuette and explained how creating Disney figurines during 15-hour work days in a grim factory led to a $90,000...
by Zhaohua Li | Jan 6, 2008
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