S.Korea union truckers continue strike, talks at a standstill

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By Cynthia Kim SEOUL (Reuters) -South Korean truckers were on strike for a sixth day on Sunday after talks with the government failed to make progress over their demands for higher pay, crippling cargo transport at the country’s industrial hubs and major ports. Transport ministry officials met for more than 10 hours with union leaders on Saturday for a third round of negotiations, urging them to return to work, but the two sides failed to narrow their differences, the ministry said. A union official said he did not know whether talks would continue. The ministry said it will continue to hold t…

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