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Vietnam's electronics sector booming

Low wages and favourable investment incentives have made Vietnam's electronics manufacturing sector a highly attractive target for foreign investors. With Singapore and its formerly strong electronics industry at the brink of ...
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Pune Municipal Corporation organises poster competition to spread awareness ...

Pune Municipal Corporation organises poster competition to spread awareness ... | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Pune Municipal Corporation organises poster competition to spread awareness ...Times of India"Schools from across the city were invited to participate in the poster competition on how to make their school an e-waste free place under the project...
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Mexico shuts down Korean firm after workplace violence

Mexico shuts down Korean firm after workplace violenceFox NewsSam Won and Samsung Electronics Mexico also offered a public apology to the affected worker and his family.
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Tribute of Inspiration Award

Sugio Furuya is being presented with the Tribute of Inspiration Award for being a bridge of hope and strength to victims of asbestos exposure in Asia and across the globe. Mr. Furuya is the Secretary General of the Japan Occupational Safety and Resource Center (JOSHRC). He has many years of experience in efforts to ban asbestos through Ban Asbestos Network Japan (BANJAN) as well as regionally for the Asian Ban Asbestos Network (A-BAN).

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Electronics manufacturer Foxconn says underage interns found working at ... - Washington Post

NDTVElectronics manufacturer Foxconn says underage interns found working at ...Washington PostBEIJING — Electronics manufacturer Foxconn said Tuesday it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China.
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China's workers fight back.sept29.2012

China’s Workers Fight Back September 29, 2012 Cathy Walker, Canadian Auto WorkersHealth & Safety Department Director (retired) To: Chine...
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Pakistan factory fire tragedy: More than 300 Dead

Pakistan factory fire tragedy: More than 300 Dead | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
More than 300 lives were lost in two separate fires that engulfed factories in Karachi and Lahore on Tuesday night.. In a picture taken on September 11, 2012, Pakistani firefighters extinguish a fire that erupted in a garment factory in Karachi.
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West Bengal Pollution Control Board takes initiative for proper disposal of ewaste

West Bengal Pollution Control Board takes initiative for proper disposal of ...Times of IndiaKOLKATA: Concerned over the increasing generation of electronic waste (e-waste) in the city, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has taken up ...
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More than 100 Faith Leaders in All 50 States Call on Walmart to ...

More than 100 Faith Leaders in All 50 States Call on Walmart to ... | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Endorsed by priests, pastors, rabbis, lay leaders, faith based activists and theologians, the “Open Letter to Walmart on Stewardship of Electronic Waste” is the latest in a year-long campaign to convince the company to offer options, much like ...
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Electronic waste rules: In letter, but without spirit - Reuters India (blog)

Electronic waste rules: In letter, but without spirit - Reuters India (blog) | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it

Reuters India (blog)Electronic waste rules: In letter, but without spiritReuters India (blog)The rapid growth of the information technology sector in India has only contributed to this problem of accumulating e-waste or electronic waste.

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The Environmental Impact of the Manufacturing of Seminconductors

The Environmental Impact of the Manufacturing of Seminconductors | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it

This module gives a brief general overview of semi-conductor manufacturing and some of the components and processes used to produce them that can potentially cause harm to humans or the environment.

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Firms need to handle e-waste recycling with care - IBNLive.com

Firms need to handle e-waste recycling with careIBNLive.comThough there has been no concrete study on e-waste generation in the State, Odisha produces about 3000 tonnes of electrical and electronic waste that would need to be collected and disposed...

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Indore gears up to streamline e-waste disposal - Waste Management World

Indore gears up to streamline e-waste disposal - Waste Management World | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Indore gears up to streamline e-waste disposalWaste Management WorldINDORE: Come May, Indoreans will have a designated place to dispose e-waste (electronic waste).
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E-waste generators raking in money - Times of India

E-waste generators raking in money - Times of India | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
E-waste generators raking in moneyTimes of IndiaThe e-waste recycler, who set his factory in Goripalya a year ago, is among the 200-odd recyclers and dismantlers of hundreds of tones of electronic waste generated daily by the IT city.
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Foxconn Electronics to open factories in US?

Foxconn Electronics to open factories in US? | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
IBNLiveFoxconn Electronics to open factories in US?GlobalPostMarket watchers say Taiwan's Foxconn Electronics is planning to open factories in the US to cope with growing demand for Apple products. Jessica PhelanNovember 8, 2012 11:53.
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Govt clears National Policy on Electronics - Zee News

Zee NewsGovt clears National Policy on ElectronicsZee NewsNew Delhi: The Cabinet Thursday cleared the National Policy on Electronics 2012, which aims to make the domestic electronic hardware manufacturing segment into a USD 400-billion industry by...
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Foxconn Denies Report of iPhone Plant Strike - CNBC.com

Foxconn Denies Report of iPhone Plant Strike - CNBC.com | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
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Activists: New Philippines law gags netizens

Activists: New Philippines law gags netizens | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
A quick tweet or Facebook post could put you behind bars in the Philippines under a new cyber law, according to activists.
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Watchdog: Samsung's China factory employs child labor

Watchdog: Samsung's China factory employs child labor | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
TPMWatchdog: Samsung's China factory employs child laborZDNetA Chinese factory which assembles products for Samsung Electronics has been hiring underaged workers, thus violating Chinese labor laws, according to China Labor Watch.
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Asbestos: The Urban Environment’s Hidden Killer

Although many governments have banned the use of Asbestos in the past 20 years, the risks of Asbestos still linger.
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Foxconn And The Chinese Electronics Industry: Fast, Cheap, And ...

Foxconn And The Chinese Electronics Industry: Fast, Cheap, And ... | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
You've heard of Foxconn. The world's largest electronics manufacturer, which produces components for tech giants like Apple and Amazon, has been criticized for low wages, labor law violations, and widespread factory abuse.
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Electronics maker Foxconn begins work on Shanghai headquarters, aims at sales ... - Washington Post

Electronics maker Foxconn begins work on Shanghai headquarters, aims at sales ... - Washington Post | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Electronics maker Foxconn begins work on Shanghai headquarters, aims at sales ...Washington PostSHANGHAI — Foxconn Technology Group, the world's biggest assembler of consumer electronics, began work Thursday on a Shanghai headquarters that it says...
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E-waste norms rolled out but are we prepared? - Hindustan Times

E-waste norms rolled out but are we prepared?

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Apple squeezes profits from phone companies, competing electronics manufacturers - Washington Post

Apple squeezes profits from phone companies, competing electronics manufacturers - Washington Post | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it

Apple squeezes profits from phone companies, competing electronics manufacturersWashington Post—Best Buy has sold Apple products off and on since the late 1990s, but analysts now see Apple as a major threat to the US's only remaining national...

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