President Yoon Suk-yeol has already ordered cement industry truckers back to work and will now issue the same ultimatum the oil refining and steelmaking sectors
The country’s cement, steel, auto and oil refining industries have missed out on 1.6 trillion won worth of deliveries in the seven days since the strike began
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The ruling People Power Party told the union representing the 25,000 striking drivers that they must return to work before lawmakers consider a bill on demands, the union said
The exchange, which is backed by Japanese social media firm Line Corp, said it has suspended new sign-ups and credit card payments and will cease operations in a few months.
President held a video call with Tesla chief Elon Musk last week and his office cited Musk as saying South Korea is among the top candidate locations for a new Tesla factory
Kishida said on Monday the government would not add wage growth as a new policy goal for the Bank of Japan, but would devise ways to prop up wages with the central bank.
The strike has seen container traffic at ports drop 19% and the country’s cement industry estimates its suffered an $28 million output loss
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The core consumer price index in the Japanese capital was 3.6% higher in November than a year earlier. This was the highest since April 1982.
President says the strike is holding the national supply chain "hostage" during an economic crisis, which is "unacceptable". Logistics disruptions have hit several sectors already.