China is now Australia’s largest trading partner. Western Australia’s Premier is right to point out that: “… of the 60,000 new jobs created in Australia over the past 12 months, 50,000 were in WA, which now accounted for 70 per cent of the nation's exports to China … To some extent, the strength of the WA economy is concealing the true weakness of the national economy.” Therefore, it is in Australia national interest that our policy makers are able to understand China in an objective manner. I hope that the following article will contribute to such an objective.
NAFITU and YFOTU Press Release for Approaching ABAC Action on 517
People Before Profit！ Don’t Make Asia Pacific A Sweatshop Hell! --Our Strong Call to ABAC Meeting
Time: 12:30, May 17, 2010 (Monday)
Venue: Taipei International Convention Center (No.1, Sec. 5, Hsin-YiRoad, Taipei)
International Contact Persons: Weili Chu (General Secretary, NAFITU): +886-981238732, Lennon Ying-Dah Wong (International Coordinator, YFOTU): +886-933908994
HTC has been shocked and embarrassed for twice one April 2 by the workers in Young Fast Optoelectronics (YFO), one of its touch panel suppliers who violates the labor laws, exploits the workers and attacks the union.