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Analysis: Apple's supply chain data shows declining exposure to China as risks rise

Analysis: Apple’s supply chain data shows declining exposure to China as risks rise

SHANGHAI, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) broad exposure to Chinese manufacturing, notable for both its low costs and growing risks, has declined since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic , according to the company’s supply chain data. With the world’s largest iPhone factory, operated in central China by Foxconn (2317.TW), battling production shortfalls …

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says COVID protests won't shake government

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says COVID protests won’t shake government

Ai Weiwei says protests should not continue Police will use force to silence protesters The movement lacks organization and leadership MONTEMOR-O-NOVO, Portugal, November 28 (Reuters) – From his Portuguese home, Ai Weiwei, the high-profile Chinese dissident whose art has often criticized Beijing’s policies, said the recent wave of protests did not would not shake Xi …

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Foxconn unrest threatens iPhone shipments and weighs on Apple shares

Foxconn unrest threatens iPhone shipments and weighs on Apple shares

November shipments from Foxconn’s Zhengzhou plant to drop further – source Workers’ discontent at the factory turned into protests this week More than 20,000 workers, mostly new recruits, left – source TAIPEI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone factory in China is expected to see a further reduction in November shipments after the …

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Protests in Iran spread, death toll rises as internet is restricted

Protests in Iran spread, death toll rises as internet is restricted

Unrest has swept Iran since the death of a young woman in custody At least eight people were killed Restricted access to Instagram, WhatsApp, internet partially cut off Social media video shows protests spreading across Iran DUBAI, September 21 (Reuters) – Iranian authorities and a Kurdish rights group reported a rise in the death toll …

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