Wages for manufacturing workers in Thailand lower than in China
The WSJ report notes China still have some infrastructure advantages, but Southeast Asia also faces enormous hurdles, including underdeveloped legal systems and problems with corruption . There is also the possibility that costs could spiral more than expected as workers learn more about wage gains in China and press for raises.
Reporting from Thailand’s political front lines
Author: Nick Nostitz In 25 October 2009 I went to northeast Thailand, this time to the village of Nong Wua So, about 40 kilometres outside the city of Udon Thani, to observe a red shirt rally: village-style. When I arrived in the early afternoon the action had not yet begun