Death at Foxconn: Ma Zishan mourns his son Ma Xiangqian, the tenth protest suicide against draconian management at the south China electronics firm. The suicides continue.Joe Tan / Reuters

iSlave

Electronics giant Foxconn employs over a million people in China – in conditions that drive them to despair, reports Jenny Chan.

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NI 441 - China - makers of the miracle - April, 2011
On your bike: Specialist hand-filing of high-end bikes may have to give way to robotic production-line bike manufacturing in North America.Jonathan Maus / BikePortland.org

Wheel back the factories

Chinese investors may bring manufacturing back to the West, discovers Libby Tucker.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
A man in Shanxi province rides past the communist dynasty of leaders (clockwise from top) Mao Zedong, Jiang Zemin, Hu Jintao and Deng Xiaoping.Shanghai Stringer / Reuters

The next dynasty

Resource wars? Climate armageddon? What business-as-usual in China will mean for the rest of the world.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
Stacking up the yuan: At the end of September 2008, the savings of Chinese people ($2.92 trillion) outstripped their loans almost 6 to 1.Reuters / Stringer in China

The yuan plays the dollar

Egyptian economist Gouda Abdel-Khalek talks with Rowenna Davis about China’s political plays in the Middle East.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009

Hu’s who

A guide to who’s running the show in China.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
The burning of the village of Um Zeifa in Darfur after the Janjaweed looted and attacked it. The Chinese Government has supplied much of the munitions used by the Janjaweed to destroy the non-Arab peoples in the south of Sudan.Photo by Brian Steidle

Breath of the dragon

China’s aid and arms are promoting one-party governments, argues Rebecca Tinsley.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009

On the world’s factory floor

Facts and figures about China’s growth and what it costs.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
Confucius on display at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. These performers represent the 3,000 disciples of Confucius. While the calligraphy brushes being used for headgear reminded the world of the ancient origins of Chinese script, they also helped write a clear message to all who watched that China’s cultural influence on the world has been deep and lasting.Mike Blake / Reuters

The Cultural Crusades

Throw away the guns. Nick Young reports on the conquering power of Chinese culture.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
Ruth Kapi points to the devastation created by the Chinese-led Ramu Nickel mine project.

Made in China

Chris Richards meets ‘Capi-communism’ – the Chinese version of capitalism that’s plundering Papua New Guinea.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009

Inside China’s prisons

It’s difficult to know for sure how many political prisoners there currently are in China, but it’s safe to say that there are thousands of them.

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NI 413 - Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil - July, 2008

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