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China: Terrorism comes to Tiananmen Square

China: Terrorism comes to Tiananmen Square

Chinese state steps up repression against Uighurs and other national minorities chinaworker.info Monday’s deadly incident in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, one of the most symbolic and heavily policed sites in China, has been classified as a “terrorist attack” by Chinese media today after much initial uncertainty. At around noon on Monday […]

“Free Wu Guijun” – protests in 13 cities around the world

“Free Wu Guijun” – protests in 13 cities around the world

Support grows in campaign for release of imprisoned workers’ representative chinaworker.info and CWI reporters It is now five months since Wu Guijun, a migrant worker employed at the Diweixin Product Factory in Shenzhen, was taken into detention by police. Wu had been elected by his workmates during a month-long strike against […]

China’s super-rich get even richer

China’s super-rich get even richer

Forbes rich list says 400 wealthiest people became 150 billion US dollars wealthier last year Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “The rich are getting richer,” declared Russell Flannery, the bureau chief for Forbes Shanghai. The US magazine unveiled its annual China rich list last week, once again showing a marked growth in […]

Marathon dispute at Guangzhou tool suppliers

Marathon dispute at Guangzhou tool suppliers

Over 100 workers at McDonald’s supplier fighting for equal pay and conditions chinaworker.info GUANGZHOU Over 100 migrant workers at Hong Kong-owned Luen Shing Industries Limited have been in dispute with the company since August. According to BaGongWatch the workers have staged daily demonstrations, with the protests continuing after almost two […]

China: Li Keqiang prepares economic ‘shock therapy’

China: Li Keqiang prepares economic ‘shock therapy’

Capitalists commentators applaud ‘Liconomics’ but its effects on the global economy can be disastrous chinaworker.info “China has basically said goodbye to 8 percent GDP growth,” declared Ha Jiming, a spokesman for Goldman Sachs in China, recently. The bank’s June research report went on to predict “average annual growth rate in […]