Malaysia: Seagate closure draws mixed reaction

Disk-drive giant Seagate Technology Inc.'s (seg) decision to shut down itsrecording head plant in Ipoh -- slashing potentially 6,000 jobs from its11,000 payroll in Malaysia -- has brought a mixed reaction from the affected employees.

Disk-drive giant Seagate Technology Inc.'s (seg) decision to shut down its recording head plant in Ipoh -- slashing potentially 6,000 jobs from its 11,000 payroll in Malaysia -- has brought a mixed reaction from the affected employees. Some called the move "not unexpected," and said it was only a question of "when, how many, and how much (benefits)." Full story. -- Julian Matthews, ZDNetAsia