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Foxconn denies strike at China plant

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Electronics parts giant Foxconn denied reports Saturday that thousands of workers went on strike at one of its plants in central China and halted production of components for Apple's iPhone 5. 

A photo released by Apple shows chief executive Tim Cook (centre left) visiting the iPhone production line at the newly built Foxconn manufacturing facility at Zhengzhou Technology Park in China's central Henan province in March. Electronics parts giant Foxconn denied reports Saturday that thousands of workers went on strike at the plant, halting production of components for Apple's iPhone 5.

The Taiwan-based company acknowledged in a statement that two isolated labour disputes erupted at its plant in Zhengzhou on October 1 and 2, but said they were immediately addressed and that production of the iconic phones continued.

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