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Manufacturing behemoth Foxconn has revealed it is working with police to investigate allegations of bribery against employees suspected of seeking illegal payments from supply chain partners. The Taiwanese firm, which churns out kit for Apple, Samsung, Nokia, HP and others, made the revelations after an article appeared in local …

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This is Business Asian Style......

Eh- Sexy Lady, Oppa is business style

Eh- Sexy Lady oh oh oh oh

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Why kid yourself it doesn't happen elsewhere?

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Holmes

Shocking... Absolutely Shocking!

Taiwanese company operating in China taking bribes?!

Nothing new here then.

You have got to admire the moral outcry of the hypocrisy though.

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I'm reminded...

... of the story of the Chinese Bureaucrat who was caught taking bribes from two competing suppliers and it turned out that they had *both* bribed him the same amount.

When asked what he'd done he replied "What else could I do? I awarded the contract on merit"!

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Bribery? China? Way of life ... it's called 'tea money'

Everything in China is subject to potential bribery efforts.

The Taiwanese are no different, so where's the news?

How do you think the Chines bureaucracy accumulate so much wealth?

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RE: Re: Bribery? China? Way of life ... it's called 'tea money'

But it still has consequences, and this guy found out what they are:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wen_Qiang

Now, if that were only extrapolated to the USA, I could think of many politicians from both sides of the aisle fearingdeserving that punishment.

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Holmes

Selective vision

It's rather obvious to me these last few years how the Chinese authorities clamp a hermetic seal on any news of labor disputes or allegations of heinous working conditions when it comes to locally-owned companies, but *strangely* let the spigot run free when it comes to foreign-owned firms like Foxconn.

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