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China: Protest at manufacturer of key shoe brands

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A spokesman for Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd., a footwear manufacturer for brands including Nike Inc. and Adidas A.G., said around 600 workers in Dongguan took to the street because of a "misunderstanding" over benefits and different terms for local and migrant workers.

Adidas said it was monitoring the situation, Reuters reported. China, in recent times, has witnessed a rising trend of industrial activism.

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