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N. Korea Demands Pay Raise for Kaesong Workers

North Korea is demanding a pay raise for at least some of its workers in the special Kaesong industrial complex, where South Korean firms manufacture products using labor provided by Pyongyang. Sin Han-yong, president of Sinhan, a manufacturer of vinyl products, said that when North Korea was asked recently to provide more workers, it demanded a $30 per month pay increase from the current $67 a month rate. Yoo Chang-geun, vice-chairman of The Corporate Association of Kaesong Industrial...

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