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Foxconn worker jumps to death from apartment in Chengdu

Worker was reportedly 23 years old and had been employed by Foxconn for just one month before his death.

By June 14, 2012


Foxconn worker riot leads to arrests, damage in Chengdu

Workers in Foxconn's Chengdu factory reportedly rioted on Monday following complaints that they were treated poorly by security staff.

By June 8, 2012


Chengdu, China, to host 2009 World Cyber Games grand finale

The 2009 event will move to China on the heels of the 2008 finals that will be held this November in Germany and the 2007 finals, which were hosted in Seattle.

By April 8, 2008


Nokia restructures China operations, shuts down offices

The company will close offices in Chengdu and Shanghai, while expanding its remaining offices in Beijing and Guangzhou, according to the Wall Street Journal.

By July 13, 2012


Apple looks to open two more stores in China

It will reportedly open new brick-and-mortar venues in Chengdu and Shenzhen. But if it does, might it face an injunction targeting the iPad?

By June 6, 2012


Apple launches Fair Labor inspections of Foxconn

The company says that manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, will be inspected by a group "dedicated to ending sweatshop conditions in factories worldwide."

By February 13, 2012


Chinese reportedly lining up for iPad Mini -- to build it, that is

According to a report out of China, thousands of people lined up at the Chengdu Foxconn facility, known for assembling Apple products, to nab a summer job.

By July 18, 2012


Inside Foxconn's fatal iPad factory

The lack of safety precautions for workers was most alarming at the company's Chengdu plant, according to a report released just two weeks before an explosion at the factory killed two.

By May 21, 2011


Intel reopens facility after China quake, checks inventory

The chipmaker says inventory on-site in Chengdu was not damaged, but it continues to analyze the situation.

By May 20, 2008


7.9 quake stuns Chinese tech region

Major earthquake strikes Sichuan region, killing more than 8,500 people, according to press reports. Motorola reports minor injuries and damage to Chengdu facility.

By May 12, 2008