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Indonesia needs to advance with brainpower, not Foxconn

  • William Hickey

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

PREMIUM 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 ...