Toy Company CEO Commits Suicide

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  1. ams

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    Toy company CEO kills self

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    • Zhang Shuhong, head of Lee Der Industrial has killed himself
    • Lee Der made 967,000 toys recalled by Mattel for toxic lead paint
    • China watchdog ordered company to evaluate and change business practices
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  2. funkatron101

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  3. Samana Rombuca

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    This situation in China is worrisome.
     
  4. EvaUnit13

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    I saw this at McDonalds today, was the recall so bad that he had to kill himself?
     
  5. Phy

    Phy I want... ROOM SERVICE!!

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    In the article about it on CBC, they said that it's not unusual for disgraced executives in China to suicide. Dunno how true that is; I thought it was more of a Japanese stereotype.
     
  6. Armorhide

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    :eek:  OH NOESSSSS, why damn it why did he have to do that :(  .
     
  7. Cheetatron

    Cheetatron Eh

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    You know I was thinking the samething. Seppuku, it aint just for the Japanese anymore!
     
  8. Bryan

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    Now, I wouldn't kill myself, or anyone else, over something like this. But! If I was going to get murderous about it, I think that I'd kill my friend and paint supplier first.

    If I was going to kill anyone at all. Which I wouldn't. Just saying.
     
  9. Toyzaremine

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    So did he OD on lead paint chips?
     
  10. shibamura_prime

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    The work/honor mentality in mainland China can be pretty harsh from what I've been told, which is part of the reason my parents got the hell out of there when they could.

    As tragic as this is, you gotta admit the fake story about the hamburger buns is pretty damn funny.
     
  11. smkspy

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    Well, if he didn't the Chinese gov't would certainly have done it for him.
     
  12. Zzeezz

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    I would have rather seen him learn from his mistake, and work to improve the QA of his company. That would have been the honorable thing to do.
     
  13. b_ack51

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    Damn the CEO's in Asia are hardcore.
     
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    yeah, his life was pretty much over, nobody would have trusted him after that even though it wasn't his fault. the "losing face" thing is pretty big in asia.
     
  15. cuad

    cuad VOK EMISSARY

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    I'm going to look up that hamburger thing on Youtube.
     
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    Selfish bastard.

    Its called accountability...take some.
     
  17. Bryan

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    Really? I kinda thought that was the ultimate acknowledgment of guilt...
     
  18. Autovolt 127

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    Wow! That's so sad evenm if they lost money he could of gone on,My grandmother or as i call her "Memere" she told me about this. :rip :( 
     
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    Should we be worried about unsafe Transformers products made in China?

    I cringe everytime I see a child play with a knockoff.
     
  20. Ironhide2005

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    OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Woah that was shocking I send my prays to his freinds and family
     

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