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Human costs of Taiwan's long working hours

As one of the world's key exporters, Taiwan has a reputation for being highly efficient in manufacturing and production.

But it seems this success has come at a high price. A recent string of deaths have been caused directly, or indirectly, through overwork.

It is raising concerns in Taiwan about the long hours some workers are putting in. From Taipei, the BBC's Cindy Sui reports.

  • 20 Mar 2012