[Bangkok, August 13. Image via Getty]

Thai empolyees of German-founded lingerie maker Triumph International hold placards during a protest in front of the German embassy in Bangkok on August 13, 2009. More than 1,500 Thai empolyees of lingerie maker Triumph International are set to be layed off as part of of a global business restructuring program. AFP PHOTO/PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL (Photo credit should read PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)