Copper mine workers in Myanmar protest coup; effect on production minimal

Copper mine workers in Myanmar have joined a nationwide protest that broke out in response to a military coup early this month, but production in the country has experienced minimal impact so far, Fastmarkets has learned.

Some 300 out of a total of 2,000 workers at the Kyisintaung copper mines in Sagaing region stopped work last Friday February 5 to join a civil disobedience movement against Myanmar’s military, local media The Irrawaddy reported. Other workers have joined a red ribbon campaign to...

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Julian Luk

February 08, 2021

10:30 GMT

Hong Kong