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Time to Regulate
The Chinese Government does not need to panic over disputes that may be aroused by tightening supervision. China's economic development has won it stronger bargaining power to make parent countries urge multinationals to shoulder more social responsibility
Getting Strict With Rule Breakers

Governments at municipal and provincial levels seem to be letting just about any multinational company into China these days, creating a backlash after inadequate supervision over production and operations led to a number of scandals and accidents

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Murky Waters
The Bohai Bay oil spill brings China's marine liability laws into focus
Tire Maker's Test
Integrity and quality are vital for Kumho Tires to regain the Chinese market
Food, Food, Safe Food
New scandal triggers debate on solutions to food safety problems in China
A Poisonous Apple
While Apple Inc. is enjoying hot worldwide sales of its fashionable electronics, its health and environmental responsibilities through foreign subcontracts have come under fire
Recent Scandals Involving Multinationals
ConocoPhillips: Bohai Bay oil spill
The oil spill started at the Penglai 19-3 Oilfield on June 4, but the oilfield operator ConocoPhillips did not publicize the information.

Kumho Tires: Shoddy products
The company denied any defects in its products, but after three follow-up reports by CCTV, Kumho admitted it had used excess recycled rubber during production and decided to recall more than 300,000 tires produced in 2008-11

Apple Inc.'s Chinese suppliers: Pollution
In August, five Chinese environmental protection organizations jointly issued a report titled The Other Side of Apple: Pollution Spreads Through Apple's Supply Chain, disclosing that environmental problems exist in 27 suppliers and suspected suppliers of Apple                                                   
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