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Huge COVID protests erupt in China’s Xinjiang after deadly fire

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Publishing date: Nov 26, 2022  •  32 minutes ago  •  3 minute read Join the conversation Article content Rare protests broke out in China’s far western Xinjiang region, with crowds shouting at hazmat-suited guards after a deadly fire triggered anger over their prolonged COVID-19 lockdown as nationwide … Read more

China’s Covid protests grow after apartment blaze kills 10

Scenes of protest from the locked-down western Chinese city of Urumqi have spread on social media after a fire killed 10 people, as nationwide unrest over the country’s strict Covid policies continues to build. Social media posts alleged that restrictions in the capital of Xinjiang province, which has been locked down since August, hampered rescue … Read more

China’s rising coal output, weak demand seen weighing on prices (NYSE:BTU)

keni1/iStock via Getty Images China’s coal production is set to rise for the sixth straight year to a record 4.4B tons, driven by faster capacity expansions at major mines, China Energy News reported this week, likely causing further declines in coal prices. While COVID flareups have constrained mining, efforts to guarantee winter supplies may boost … Read more

China’s ‘iPhone city’ under Covid lockdown after violent clashes

A file photo of the Foxconn logo seen outside the company’s building in Taipei, Taiwan | Photo Credit: Reuters Six million people were on Friday under Covid lockdown in a Chinese city home to the world’s largest iPhone factory, after clashes between police and workers furious over pay. (For insights on emerging themes at the … Read more

China’s widening COVID-19 curbs trigger public pushback

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Technology PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters Martin Quin Pollard and Liz Lee Publishing date: Nov 25, 2022  •  8 minutes ago  •  4 minute read Join the conversation Article content BEIJING — Frustration simmered on Friday among residents and business groups in China navigating stricter COVID-19 control curbs as the … Read more

At least 10 killed, nine injured in apartment fire in northwest China’s Xinjiang

A fire in an apartment building in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region has killed 10 people and injured nine, authorities said Friday. The fire broke out Thursday night in the regional capital of Urumqi, where temperatures have dropped to below freezing after dark. The blaze took around three hours to extinguish. The injured were all expected … Read more

Explained | Riots at China’s iPhone assembly plant

Foxconn logo | Photo Credit: AFP The story so far: Videos on Chinese social media on November 23 showed hundreds of workers protesting and clashing with police at the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou, in central China’s Henan province. The videos showed violent clashes between workers and thousands of hazmat-clad police deployed at the facility, where … Read more

‘No way we can open’: China’s zero-Covid exit plans unravel

In September 2020, President Xi Jinping conferred medals on the heroes of China’s battle with coronavirus and declared that its handling of the pandemic had, once again, proved the superiority of Beijing’s political system. A little over two years later and, far from beating the pandemic, China is suffering record cases and lockdowns, its Covid-19 … Read more

Foxconn/Apple: China’s Covid failure triggers golden goodbyes for workers

Workers at Apple’s largest iPhone factory in China have the chance to score the single biggest short-term payout in Foxconn’s history. Just weeks after the Taiwanese group offered bonuses to recruit workers, it is offering them bonuses to leave. The phrase “rising labour costs” does not begin to describe the challenges confronting the devices maker, … Read more

China’s Covid cases hit record as dissent grows over tough restrictions

Beijing CNN  —  China on Thursday reported a record number of daily Covid infections, as a nationwide surge in cases heaps pressure on the country’s increasingly unpopular zero-tolerance approach to the virus. The National Health Commission (NHC) recorded 31,444 locally transmitted cases on Wednesday – surpassing the previous peak of 29,317 recorded April 13 during … Read more