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Indonesia needs to advance with brainpower, not Foxconn

  • William Hickey

Daejon, South Korea | Thu, July 26 2012 | 07:52 am

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It appears that Terry Guo, CEO of Foxconn, after meetings with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and visits by Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan to Taiwan, is going to make Indonesia a production base for their gadgetry for Apple, Sony, and Microsoft.

This is a huge mistake for leaders to embrace this “race to the bottom” type of employment. It is especially galling considering ...

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