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Earlier this year, we heard of a few deaths in China concerning overworked young professionals ..and it’s hitting closer to home as we’ve lost another talented individual in neighbouring Indonesia. Photo source: Facebook. Social network Twitter has been abuzz with the death of Mita Diran, a young copywriter for Young & Rubicam in Indonesia after working non-stop for three consecutive days. In her last Tweet on December 14, she said: “30 hours of working and still going strooong.”. According to a screen cap that has been shared on the Internet, her mother Yani Sharizal – an Executive Creative Director, said that her daughter was in a coma after working continuously for three days, and that she had been working over her limits. Full story

16 December