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Tweet of the Day: Upcoming Transport Chaos In Korea

» by December 29th, 2013 at 4:52 pm » Comments (0)

Railway strike set to bring transport chaos #southkorea— 코리아헤럴드 Korea Herald (@TheKoreaHerald) December 29, 2013 more »

Tweet of the Day: KORAIL Strike Update

» by December 27th, 2013 at 4:28 pm » Comments (0)

KORAIL, Union Resume Talks; KORAIL to Hire Substitute Workers— KBS World Radio (@KBSWorldRadio) December 26, 2013 more »

Lee Myung-bak Rejects Taxi Subsidies

» by January 23rd, 2013 at 2:04 am » Comments (7)

It seems to me that giving out subsidies to the taxi companies would discourage people from using the mass transit system that is already subsidized by the government: President Lee Myung-bak ...more »

Picture of the Day: Bus Driver Protest

» by November 21st, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (1)

A total of 48,000 buses nationwide, including 4,000 village shuttle buses, will join the move, with some 7,500 buses running on more than 360 routes in Seoul alone carrying approximately ...more »

South Korean Workers On US Bases Threaten To Go On Strike

» by September 8th, 2012 at 5:54 pm » Comments (57)

It looks like their could be some labor unrest in South Korea as Koreans working on US bases are seeing cutbacks in jobs and working hours: The union representing local workers ...more »

Picture of the Day: Hyundai Motors Union On Strike

» by July 15th, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Unionized workers of Hyundai Motor Co. hold a rally calling for a wage increase and better working conditions in front of the carmaker's factory in Ulsan, ...more »

Picture of the Day: Truck Driver Strike Leads To Military Intervention

» by June 27th, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (3)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Military container vehicles enter the Uiwang Inland Container Depot, the nation's main logistics hub near Seoul, on June 26, 2012, one day after unionized truckers went ...more »

Cab Drivers Across South Korea To Go On Strike

» by June 18th, 2012 at 5:00 pm » Comments (29)

Via a Open Thread reader tip comes news that a nationwide taxi strike may happen in the near future: Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) plans to increase the operation of alternative transportation ...more »

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