Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

hong kong CNN Business — A violent uprising by workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China this week further clouds Apple’s strained supply chain and highlights how the country’s tough zero Covid policy is harming to global technology companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, … Read more

China zero-Covid: As anger mounts and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of hesitation

China zero-Covid: As anger mounts and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of hesitation

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s news bulletin Meanwhile in China, a tri-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. beijing CNN — Zhou, a car dealer in northeast China, last saw his father alive during a video chat on the … Read more

China zero-Covid: As anger mounts and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of hesitation

China zero-Covid: As anger mounts and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of hesitation

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s news bulletin Meanwhile in China, a tri-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. beijing CNN — Zhou, a car dealer in northeast China, last saw his father alive during a video chat on the … Read more

China’s Covid cases hit record high as dissent grows amid tough restrictions

China’s Covid cases hit record high as dissent grows amid tough restrictions

beijing CNN — China reported a record number of daily Covid infections on Thursday, as a nationwide rise in cases puts pressure on the country’s increasingly unpopular zero-tolerance approach to the virus. The National Health Commission (NHC) recorded 31,444 locally transmitted cases on Wednesday – surpassing the previous peak of 29,317 recorded on April 13 … Read more

China zero-Covid: Workers at Zhengzhou iPhone factory clash with police, show videos

China zero-Covid: Workers at Zhengzhou iPhone factory clash with police, show videos

Beijing/Hong Kong CNN Business — Workers at China’s largest iPhone assembly plant were seen confronting police, some in riot gear, on Wednesday, according to videos shared on social media. Videos show hundreds of workers confronting law enforcement officers, many wearing white hazmat suits, at the Foxconn campus in China’s central city of Zhengzhou. In the … Read more

Thanksgiving poses the next Covid-19 test as the United States seeks to avoid a strong surge

Thanksgiving poses the next Covid-19 test as the United States seeks to avoid a strong surge

Thanksgiving again comes at a precarious time, as new subvariants take over and the cold weather returns to bring people indoors, often to family gatherings where the virus can easily spread. Last year’s holiday coincided with the arrival of an early version of the Omicron variant that sparked an explosive rise in cases and the … Read more