Robots take over jobs

Foxconn in China replaces 60000 factory workers with robots

Roughly 600 companies in China’s Kunshan region are looking to reduce headcount with robots to accelerate growth and reduce costs Apple and Samsung supplier Foxconn has replaced 60,000 factory workers with robots.... Read more »
Emergency workers and partygoers tend to the injured at the Formosa Water Park. Photograph: AP

More than 200 injured in fire at Taiwan’s amusement park

More than 200 people were injured — scores of them seriously — after flammable powder apparently exploded in midair at a recreational water park in Taiwan, the East Asian nation’s official Central... Read more »

Labour Day 2015: Workers around the world rally on May Day – in pictures

International Workers’ Day celebrated around the world Labour Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, is widely celebrated as a public holiday in countries across the world. It was chosen to commemorate... Read more »

At least 23 killed after TransAsia plane crashes into river in Taiwan

Hong Kong – A Taiwanese flight with 58 people aboard clipped a bridge shortly after take off from Taipei on Wednesday, killing more than 20 people. The passenger plane crashed into a... Read more »