One month after the fire in the House Technology Industries (HTI) that left many workers injured and still many others unaccounted for and possibly dead, a workplace safety NGO said the government refuses to learn lessons from the country’s experiences with deadly factory fires.
Thousands of workers milled around the gate of the construction site of a Samsung Display factory in Vietnam, scuttling with private security forces after security guards threw a worker to the ground, according to multiple press reports from South Korea and Vietnam.
Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd vice chairman now under arrest on bribery charges, must be punished to the full extent of the law if convicted, The Financial Times insisted in a February 19 editorial.
Since 2010, Greenpeace has been calling on major internet companies to power their data centers on renewable energy. Since then, there has been a real race to adopt renewable energy.
This week, Samsung's modern face is on full display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where tech industry giants are gathering to unveil the latest smartphones, tablets and mobile technology. What they don't show at the convention are the precarious and sometimes even deadly conditions in which low-paid supply chain workers make Samsung products.