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Teague Payne

Teague Payne

    Shutdown in Chinese Newcastle
    Shutdown in Chinese Newcastle
    About 40 angry Newcastle clothing and textile employers have closed their factories and locked out about 7 000 workers in protest against a...
    SA clothing sector missing the gap
    SA clothing sector missing the gap
    The textile and clothing industry urgently needs "to get over this narrow-minded dispute around wages so that it can take advantage of what is...
    High wages unravel Newcastle's industry
    High wages unravel Newcastle's industry
    The Newcastle clothing industry has become a metaphor for the crucial debate about jobs in South Africa: whether we will create many entry-level,...
    An entrepreneur's fight to survive
    An entrepreneur's fight to survive
    Alex Liu's parents came from Taiwan to Newcastle in 1989 and set up a toy factory. Ten years later they invested in the Win-Cool clothing factory....