Thousands protest over migrant worker’s death in Beijing

By John Chan, 13 May 2013

The suspicious death of a young female migrant worker sparked demonstrations in the Chinese capital.

China: Suicide and strike at Foxconn

By John Chan, 4 April 2013

Amid China’s economic slowdown and falling exports, sharpening social tensions have been expressed in several strikes by workers.

Foxconn stages union elections: A trap for Chinese workers

By John Chan, 13 February 2013

The move—backed by the Chinese regime and Western corporate giants—is an attempt to avert a social explosion.

Further strikes in China as economy slows

By John Chan, 21 January 2013

China’s growth rate slowed to 7.8 percent in 2012, putting pressure on employers to cut costs.