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Honda pressures interns not to join strike at China factory

A key Honda component factory in Foshan paralysed by strikes for almost two weeks is putting pressure on its school interns, who make up more than half of its workforce, to sign a letter saying they will not take part in the action.

Some of the interns say teachers at their vocational studies schools have threatened to punish them if they refuse to sign.

And those who do sign will be given a monthly pay rise of more than CNY400 (USD60).

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