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Suicides At Foxconn Continue As Workers Toil In Silent Mode

05/01/2013, It has been three years running, that a small number of those working at Foxconn have committed suicide for various reasons from 2010 onwards, and the latest suicide at a Foxconn plant would extend this unwanted run to four years. In fact, it was reported...

Claire Lin, Taiwanese woman commits suicide while on Facebook chat

03/27/2012, A woman in Taiwan named Claire Lin killed herself by closing up a room and inhaling poisonous fumes from a charcoal barbecue that she had started. While Lin was waiting for the fumes to put her to sleep, she was chatting with friends on Facebook. Lin...

Another Foxconn worker commits suicide?

07/20/2011, I’m starting to wonder whether the Foxconn factory has some sort of nefarious powers behind it which tend to cause humans who work there to take their own life – after all, the most recent case where a worker fell to his death from the sixth...

Foxconn workers asked to sign anti-suicide pledge

05/05/2011, How difficult is it to spend your days in a factory building iPhones, surrounded by people just like you? Too difficult for some people apparently. As we all know, working at Foxconn isn’t the best job in the world, in fact it’s probably...

Facebook now has a suicide help system

03/07/2011, Ever since “Facebook suicides” have started becoming a “trend”, the social networking service has decided to step in to help. In case you haven’t heard, people have been using Facebook to post their suicide notes and final...

Segway founder dead, rolls off cliff on two-wheeled vehicle

09/27/2010, The founder of Segway has ironically been found dead, having driven a two-wheeled ’Segway-style’ vehicle off a cliff whilst on his North Yorkshire grounds. Jimi Heselden, owner of Hesco Bastion, apparently fell off the cliffs of his estate,...

Anti-psychotics could play a part in latest Foxconn death employee

08/08/2010, Foxconn is no stranger to employee suicides, as a fair number of them have already decided to take the painful way out of life due to reasons only known to them. In the latest death of a Foxconn employee, police discovered anti-psychotics as part of her...

Foxconn To Raise Salary Of Factory Workers By 30 Percent

06/02/2010, Foxconn has been getting plenty of negative publicity recently, what with suicide cases and rumors of a fire, but now there is some good news for Foxconn employees, as the company has announced that it will be raising the salary of factory workers by 30...

Google To Help Prevent Suicide?

04/07/2010, Considering the number of people who use Google’s search engine to search for every little bit of information, it’s good to see that Google sometimes provides relevant phone numbers at the top of search results for specific queries. If you...