publication cover - The Poisonous Pearl

The Poisonous Pearl

Occupational chemical poisoning in the electronics industry in the Pearl River Delta, People’s Republic of China
publication cover - The Poisonous Pearl

Another Samsung contractor-repairperson is killed on the job

A Samsung contractor-repairman has fallen to death while he attempted to fix an air-conditioner from three stories up, adding to a rising death toll of repairpersons who, hired on a contract basis by Samsung’s outsourcing network, committed suicide, died of overwork, or was killed…

OLED suppliers compete for new iPhone orders

Potential suppliers of flexible OLED panels for Apple’s next generation of iPhones are competing for orders, according to Korean industry insiders. Apple has already ordered 60,000 panels from Samsung Display. Other companies that are in…