The Polar Twin Advance facility in Penang.
July 16, 2008: BPSOS is in negotiations with FinnFund and Polar Electro, both of which have substantial investments in Polar Twin Advance (PTA). Among the vital workers’ concerns being covered by the negotiators are back pay and repatriation. According to Dr. Nguyen Dinh Thang, BPSOS executive director, negotiations are going smoothly and in favor of the workers.
The Vietnamese ambassadors in both the United States and Malaysia have been contacted and asked to help resolve the Polar Twin Advance case quickly and fairly. Ambassador Hoang Trong Lap of the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Malaysia was sent a copy of the PTA case summary yesterday.