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Koreas at Odds Over Kaesong Wage Payment Fees

The government in Seoul says North Korea is set to charge South Korean firms a controversial late fee for not paying workers at the Kaesong Industrial Complex a disputed wage increase. Under a rule imposed unilaterally by North Korea, South Korean factories operating at the complex can be charged an additional 0.5 percent of the daily wage in late payment fees. The rule has been in place since 2010, but it is getting renewed attention amid heightened tension over wage increases for North...

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