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UPDATE 3-Seoul to file WTO complaint over Japan's "discriminatory" export curbs

Sep 11 2019

* Seoul says Japan action "politically motivated," "discriminatory"

GM's South Korean workers to stage full strike for first time over wage talks

Sep 06 2019

SEOUL General Motors Co's unionized workers in South Korea will strike Monday to Wednesday over stalled wage talks and concern of another plant shutdown, union officials said on Friday, the first full walkout since GM bought local factories in 2002.

Hyundai workers OK smaller bonuses, no strike as Japan dispute weighs

Sep 03 2019

SEOUL Hyundai Motor Co's unionized workers in South Korea voted on Monday to accept the lowest bonus offered in nearly two decades amid widespread restructuring in the auto industry and a damaging trade dispute with Japan.

RPT-Hyundai workers OK smaller bonuses, no strike as Japan dispute weighs

Sep 02 2019

SEOUL, Sept 3 Hyundai Motor Co's unionised workers in South Korea voted on Monday to accept the lowest bonus offered in nearly two decades amid widespread restructuring in the auto industry and a damaging trade dispute with Japan.

Hyundai Motor agrees wage deal, avoids strike for first time in eight years

Aug 27 2019

SEOUL Hyundai Motor Co and its South Korean workers' union have reached a tentative wage deal and averted strike action for the first time in eight years, sending the automaker's shares up by more than 4%.

Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China: source

Aug 23 2019

SEOUL/SHANGHAI U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is in advanced talks with South Korea's LG Chem Ltd to source batteries for vehicles to be made in its Shanghai plant, a person familiar with the matter said.

South Korea's top court to rule on Samsung heir's bribery case on August 29

Aug 22 2019

SEOUL South Korea's Supreme Court is to rule next Thursday on whether to uphold a reduced sentence given to Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee or ask an appeals court to revisit a case that was part of a graft scandal that brought down the president in 2017.

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea

Aug 20 2019

SEOUL Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahead of talks by government officials this week to resolve a dispute stemming from their wartime past.

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