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Chinese companies monitor workers brains

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It sounds like something out of a science fiction, but according to recent news reports, Chinese companies are using special helmets to monitor workers’ brain activity in order to reduce stress and manipulate break times so that they can produce more. Employee brainwave uses sensors …

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How Chinese fool insurers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In China, health insurance companies apparently offer discounts to people who can prove they get enough exercise every day by using their mobile phones to monitor their movement. Only instead of actually going for walks, some people use ingenious perpetuum mobile devices (Perpetual Motion mobile …

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Fish maw wars

Ugandan traders battle Chinese, Indians, over lucrative business Kampala, Uganda | ANDREW S. KAGGWA | A row has developed between the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) and fish exporters on one side and fish traders on the other over the sale of fish maws. Siraje Walusimbi, an executive …

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VIDEO: Police arrest three suspects in Chinese woman’s murder

VIDEO: Police arrest three suspects in Chinese woman’s murder Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the recent murder of a Chinese national at a factory in Mukono. According to Police Spokesperson, Asan Kasingye, DNA extracted from the killer’s jacket, which the deceased managed …

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Lafarge in cement deal with Chinese construction firm

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Lafarge’s subsidiary in Uganda, Hima Cement, will provide raw materials for the ongoing infrastructure projects being undertaken by China Communications Construction Company Limited in the country under a new trade deal. Allan Ssemakula, the commercial director at Hima Cement said the firm will supply cement …

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Macron stumbles at EU summit over Chinese investments

Brussels, Belgium |AFP | EU leaders on Friday poured cold water on a proposal by French President Emmanuel Macron to hand Brussels more powers to control Chinese investments in strategic European industries. European leaders discussed the divisive topic on the second day of an EU summit in Brussels, as Europe …

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