At least five high-profile labor activists have reportedly been detained,in China’s...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 27, 2017
The conviction last September of three prominent labor activists for “gathering crowds to disturb...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 24, 2016
Last month saw the long-anticipated trials of three Guangdong labor activists charged with...
by Cindy | Dec 22, 2015
China is experiencing a sharp increase in labor unrest as the country’s economy continues to...
by Natalie Ornell | May 1, 2014
Premier Li Keqiang has urged Chinese workers to emulate the hard-working ‘stick stick...
by Mengyu Dong | Jun 4, 2013
The death toll from a fire at a Jilin slaughterhouse on Monday has risen to at least 120, prompting the detention of a senior official at the plant’s operator, anger on the part of bereaved relatives, and a call from the...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 2, 2010
From columnist David Pilling in the Financial Times: Listen to the following statements about the strike at Honda’s transmission plant in Guangdong province, one that has brought the Japanese company’s car production throughout...
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