SHENZHEN, China - A young man became the 10th worker to jump to his death at a Foxconn Technology Group factory in southern China, just hours after the company's chairman toured the plant that makes iPods and other top-selling gadgets, state-run media said.
GUANGZHOU, China - A Foxconn Technology worker tried to kill himself Thursday, becoming the 13th person to commit suicide or attempt to do so this year at the company, which makes high-tech products for industry giants such as Apple, Dell and Hewlett-Packard, state media said.
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, a contract maker of the iPhone and other consumer electronics, insisted Wednesday its treatment of workers is world class after a female employee became the company's eighth Chinese worker to commit suicide this year.
PARIS - A state prosecutor has ordered an investigation into accusations that harassment by managers at France Telecom was to blame for employee suicides.
PARIS - France Telecom SA said Thursday its net profit contracted by about a quarter last year after European authorities ordered the network operator to repay almost euro1 billion ($1.35 billion) in state aid.