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Apple Is Trying To "Water Down" Bill Against Forced Labor In China: Washington Post

Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) is trying to limit the impact of a bill aimed at fighting child labor in China, according to a Washington Post report.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 21st, 2020

Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in China

Apple wants to water down key provisions of the bill, which would hold U.S. companies accountable for using Uighur forced labor, according to two congressional staffers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 20th, 2020

Your Apple phone, Adidas shoes and Sony TV may have been made in China by forced Uighur labor

A new report says Chinese authorities have been sending Musl.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 4th, 2020

Apple benefits from forced Uighur labor at its iPhone supplier factories in China, according to an explosive new report

Apple supplier.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 2nd, 2020

Senators float bill to prevent Metro from buying railcars made in China

Greater Washington’s senators are proposing legislation to provide Metro with 10 years of federal funding provided the transit system agrees not to buy rail cars from China. According to The Washington Post, the China Railway Rolling Stock Corp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 15th, 2019

Apple suspends business with its second-largest iPhone manufacturer, Pegatron, after discovering student labor violations in China

Pegatron misclassified students, allowed them to work night shifts.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 9th, 2020

Apple Abandons iPhone Assembler In China After Labor Abuses Uncovered

Apple Abandons iPhone Assembler In China After Labor Abuses Uncovered Tyler Durden Mon, 11/09/2020 - 09:00 Several weeks ago, Apple discovered that one of its "Taiwanese manufacturers misclassified student workers and a.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 9th, 2020

Apple"s iPhone 12: New features and some new hurdles

New cameras on Apple's new iPhone 12 may prove more useful than new, hyped 5G capabilities. The Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler details what you should know......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 14th, 2020

U.S. restricts tech exports to China’s biggest semiconductor manufacturer in escalation of trade tensions

U.S. companies have been notified that they will now need a license to export certain technology to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp., according to a copy of the Commerce Department letter reviewed by The Washington Post......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 27th, 2020

Apparel group says broad ban on China"s Xinjiang cotton impossible to enforce

The head of a major apparel industry group told lawmakers on Thursday that blanket U.S. import bans on cotton or other products from China's Xinjiang region over forced labor concerns would "wreak havoc" on legitimate supply chains......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 18th, 2020

U.S. blocks import of Chinese goods it says are made with forced labor

The move adds five new Chinese entities to an import blacklist the United States has used to combat what it says is China’s widespread practice of forcing ethnic minorities to work under involuntary conditions......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 15th, 2020

U.S. blocks imports of goods it says are made with forced labor in China

The move adds five new Chinese entities to a blacklist the United States has used to combat what it says is China’s widespread practice of forcing ethnic minorities to work under involuntary conditions......»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 14th, 2020

Human rights groups urge Trump to ban Chinese cotton over Xinjiang forced labor camps. The implications of a ban "would be enormous" in Beijing, one expert said.

A US ban on cotton from Xinjiang could increase pressure on China to end forced labor of millions of Uighur Muslims, say human rights groups. FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, a man holds a sign during a rally to show support.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 12th, 2020

Washington Slaps Import Bans On Chinese Companies Using "Forced Labor" From Imprisoned Muslims

Washington Slaps Import Bans On Chinese Companies Using "Forced Labor" From Imprisoned Muslims Tyler .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 8th, 2020

The US and China delayed a review of their Phase One trade deal so Beijing has time to "buy more goodies" from America

The Washington Post The US and China have postponed a review of their Phase One trade deal that was initially set for Saturday, Reuters .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 17th, 2020

US intel community believes Russia wants Biden to lose the 2020 election while China wants him to win

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images The US intelligence community has concluded that R.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2020

My wife was detained, released, and disappeared again in China. Here"s my message on behalf of my people, the Uighurs.

Courtesy of Mamutjan Abdurehim Mamutjan Abdurehim is from Kashgar, Xinjiang — the Chinese region known now for its severe surveillance, arbitrary detentions, and forced labor. Abdurehim was separated from his wife and two young chi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 29th, 2020

Apple made a recent announcement that"s meant to be a big win for developers — but a leaked document reportedly suggests that may not be the case (AAPL)

A leaked Apple document obtained by The Washington Post suggests that Apple is imposing tight restrictions on dev.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2020

The White House wants to cut $35 billion of funding for extra coronavirus testing and the CDC from a relief bill

Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Trump administration is seeking to cut funding to boost coronavirus testing from a new relief bill, reported The Washington Post.  The White House is also reportedly.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 19th, 2020

Federal authorities seize shipment of human hair extensions believed to have been made in Xinjiang prison camps

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers on Wednesday seized a shipment of human hair extensions believed to have been manufactured in Xinjiang, China, using forced labor.  The hair extensions were part of a shipment of nearly 13 tons of ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 1st, 2020

Mississippi governor signs bill to remove Confederate imagery from the state flag

Brandon Dill for The Washington Post via Getty.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 30th, 2020