VW boss: ‘We have no forced labour’

first_imgVolkswagen has defended its decision to continue operating a car plant in Xinjiang, a Chinese region mired in allegations of large-scale human rights abuses by the state.Evidence that hundreds of thousands of Uighurs and other minorities are being detained in camps, or used as forced labour in factories, has led some multinational companies to cut ties with the region, despite China’s insistence that the claims are untrue.- Advertisement – The BBC’s John Sudworth spoke to VW’s CEO Stephan Wollenstein, who said they do “not have forced labour” at their factory in Uruqmi.Read more: – Advertisement – China Muslims: Volkswagen says ‘no forced labour’ at Xinjiang plantcenter_img – Advertisement –last_img read more

Dead woman found partly buried in sugarcane field

first_imgBACOLOD City –Authorities are now looking into a person of interest who might be involved inthe murder of a 60-year-old woman who was found partly buried in a sugarcanefield  in Barangay Tabu, Ilog, NegrosOccidental. She wasidentified as Melba Paglumotan, a resident of the village, police said. Police investigatorssaid the victim bore two stab wounds on the right arm and suffered a brokenneck. Paglumotan’sbody was brought to a local mortuary for a “post-mortem” examination.center_img Paglumotan’sbody, covered with soil and sugarcane leaves, was discovered around at 4 p.m.on Jan. 3, a police report showed. Officers of theIlog police station were still investigating the incident./PNlast_img read more