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Closure of half of the mines in the Philippines

Closure of half of the mines in the Philippines

Feb 15, 2017

The Philippines closed down 23 mines in a government campaign to fight environmental degradation. The mines that have been shut down are mostly nickel producers that account for about half of the output in the world's top nickel ore suppliers. Another five mines suspended operations.

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Presenting the ANROEV Newsletter 'OSH Rights' Issue 39

Presenting the ANROEV Newsletter 'OSH Rights' Issue 39

Feb 15, 2017

Occupational safety and Health (OSH) Rights is a quarterly newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety issues in Asia. The newsletter contains information and news about the campaigns of the network in Asia – Mining, Victims Organising, Lung Diseases, Electronics.

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A Hard-won Ruling: South Korean Court Cites LCD Chemical Exposure at Samsung as Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

A Hard-won Ruling: South Korean Court Cites LCD Chemical Exposure at Samsung as Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

Feb 13, 2017

An appellate panel of Seoul’s administrative court has ruled a former Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. worker’s multiple sclerosis was caused by a combination of overwork and chemical exposure at the company’s LCD unit: a first-of-its-kind.

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Chinese Samsung battery factory caught fire

Chinese Samsung battery factory caught fire

Feb 13, 2017

A factory that made batteries for the explosion-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caught fire last week.

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SK Hynix and Toshiba strengthen ties in effort to bulk up against Samsung Electronics

SK Hynix and Toshiba strengthen ties in effort to bulk up against Samsung Electronics

Feb 08, 2017

The South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix offers to invest 3 trillion won ($2,62 billion) in the chipmaking operations of the Japanese manufacturer Toshiba.

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