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Taiwan: Foxconn and the shame of Taiwan

After 12 employees’ jump of buildings and one more jump in Chimei Innolux Corporation-a subsidiary company of Foxconn-on July 20, Chairman Terry (Tai-Ming) Gou was criticized by Taiwanese scholars as “the shame of Taiwan”, so he threatens to halt all investment in Taiwan. Blogger and book writer Kue-hsien Liao argues that Taiwan does not really need to beg Terry Kuo to stay[zht] and it is time for Taiwanese to think if it is worthy to sacrifice lives and environment just for money.

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