Low Wages in Burma Threaten Thailand’s Hold on Japanese Investors

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (front, second left) visits the Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa (MITT) port outside Rangoon on May 25, 2013. (Photo: Reuters) Japan’s industrial investors stayed with Thailand through the army coups, the Bangkok-paralyzing massed Red-Shirt protests, and the mismanaged floods of 2011 that swamped so many Japanese-owned factories. But a huge labor […]