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Myanmar Crisis

Japanese factories in Myanmar edge back to normal after coup

JFE Steel, Denso and others decide it is safe for employees to return to work

TOKYO -- Japanese multinationals in various industries have cautiously restarted factories in Myanmar following the country's military coup after deciding it was safe for employees to return to work.

Toyota Motor-affiliated auto parts supplier Denso restarted its plant on Thursday after suspending operations Monday. Suzuki Motor also reopened a pair of car assembly plants.

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