Expat workers in Thailand on mission to protect Japan’s food supply PREMIUM 7:26 pm, May 10, 2020

  • Expat workers in Thailand on mission to protect Japan’s food supply PREMIUM

    BANGKOK — Expatriate employees of Japanese-affiliated companies are scrambling to maintain their supply chains in Thailand, which continues to ask people to practice caution over the new coronavirus. Thailand serves as a food supply base for Japan and other Asian countries, so these workers are s…

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Neko Pitcher now in The Japan News

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