S Korean company Hansae to build 2nd factory in Myanmar

South Korean apparel manufacturer Hansae Co. will construct a second factory in Myanmar as it moves to secure global competitiveness in the face of a strong local currency and a rise in raw material prices. The company, which makes clothes for many top global brands like Nike and GAP, said it is currently looking for […]

Controversy Breaks Out over Hansae’s Exploitation of Laborers in Myanmar, Vietnam

Last month, international labor rights advocacy groups announced in their reports that a number of human rights abuses were being carried out at factories operated by Hansae Co. in Vietnam. According to foreign news wires, the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) and the Fair Labor Association (FLA) which are international labor and human rights consortiums announced […]