Foxconn Technology Group recently announced that it is in the process of replacing 60,000 jobs that are done by humans with robots. Foxconn is a Taiwanese electronics manufacturing company. Amongst other products, Foxconn makes parts for Apple’s iPhone and iPad.
Taiwan is an island at a distance of about 100 miles (160 km) from mainland China. The status of Taiwan is a controversy. Taiwan has its own government and runs its own economy. Many Taiwanese want Taiwan to be an independent country. China considers Taiwan to be a part of itself.
Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in as president of Taiwan on May 20, making her Taiwan’s first female president.
Image Credits: http://www.foxconn.com for Foxconn’s logo image, http://www.president.gov.tw for Tsai Ing-wen’s image