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"I Have No Idea What To Do Now": South Korean & Japanese Firms Screwed By Shortage Of Chinese Migrant Workers

"I Have No Idea What To Do Now": South Korean & Japanese Firms Screwed By Shortage Of Chinese Migrant Workers Since COVID-19 went global just over .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 14th, 2020

New energy cars from JVs see weak 1H20 sales in China

New energy cars launched by joint ventures between Chinese vendors and their European, Japanese, South Korean or US partners for the China market saw weak sales in first-half 2020, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 17th, 2020

Renewed Chinese auto tariffs would cost U.S. jobs, industry coalition warns

The head of a broad coalition of Japanese, German and South Korean automakers warned on Friday that renewed punitive Chinese tariffs on U.S. autos would hurt U.S. vehicle exports to China and put U.S. jobs at risk......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 23rd, 2019

Japan curbs could drag on, hurt global economy: Moon

Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean tech companies could drag on despite diplomatic efforts to end the dispute, South Korea's president said on Wednesday, pledging to help firms to reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 10th, 2019

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea"s Moon

South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to help reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 10th, 2019

Chinese Hackers Targeted Japanese Defense Firms for North Korean Secrets, Experts Say

Experts say two attacks took place between September and October 2017. Chinese hackers have targeted Japanese defense companies, possibly to get information on Tokyo's policy toward resolving the North Korean.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 23rd, 2018

Honda back to work in China"s Wuhan with temperature checks and masks

Temperature checkpoints and posters telling workers to keep more than a metre apart at Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co's reopened plant in the Chinese city of Wuhan show how the coronavirus has created a new normal on the factory floor......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 8th, 2020

Dollar surges on quarter-end flows; outlook robust

The dollar climbed against a swathe of currencies on Tuesday amid fiscal year-end demand by Japanese firms while the Australian dollar slipped despite a Chinese survey showing manufacturing returned to growth in March......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 31st, 2020

Suspension of visa processing for Mexican seasonal workers hits U.S. farms, fisheries

American farmers are bracing for a shortage of seasonal workers following the State Department’s suspension of routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa processing in Mexico, including for temporary migrant laborers, beginning Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 18th, 2020

Across Asia, countries race to boost face mask supplies

At a face mask factory just outside the South Korean capital of Seoul, workers are churning out 300,000 masks a day - and it's still not enough......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 6th, 2020

China"s main manufacturing hubs reboot after virus shutdown

As many parts of China ease coronavirus travel curbs, main manufacturing hubs in the east and south are seeing hundreds of thousands of migrant workers returning to work and more traffic on the roads during rush hours......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 25th, 2020

Samsung, Hyundai workers self-quarantine as coronavirus hits Korea

Some South Korean workers at Samsung Electronics and Hyundai Motor are staying home as a precautionary measure as corporate Korea scrambles to prevent the coronavirus outbreak from causing widespread disruption in its home market......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 24th, 2020

Some Samsung, Hyundai workers self-quarantine as Korea Inc braces for virus impact

Some South Korean workers at Samsung Electronics and Hyundai Motor are staying home as a precautionary measure as corporate Korea scrambles to prevent the coronavirus outbreak from causing widespread disruption in its home market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 24th, 2020

Some Samsung, Hyundai workers self-quarantine as Korean Inc braces for virus impact

Some South Korean workers at Samsung Electronics and Hyundai Motor are staying home as a precautionary measure as corporate Korea scrambles to prevent the coronavirus outbreak from disrupting its home market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 24th, 2020

Coronavirus Deaths Outside China Surge Overnight As South Korean City Faces "Unprecedented Crisis"

Coronavirus Deaths Outside China Surge Overnight As South Korean City Faces "Unprecedented Crisis" Hours after Japanese press reports.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 20th, 2020

Japan"s Asahi says Korean boycott cost it 3 billion yen last year

Japanese beer and beverage maker Asahi Group Holdings said a South Korean consumer boycott of Japanese goods cost it around 3 billion yen ($27.32 million) last year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2020

South Korea asks China for help in resuming production at auto parts plants

The South Korean government said on Friday it has asked Chinese regional governments for help in resuming production at South Korean auto parts suppliers' factories in China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2020

Feuding Korean firms risk disrupting electric car battery supplies

In 2018, South Korea's SK Innovation beat its larger, local rival LG Chem to a multibillion dollar deal to supply German carmaker Volkswagen with electric vehicle batteries in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 26th, 2019

Uniqlo ad sparks protests and parody in S. Korea

A commercial by Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo has stirred a consumer backlash in South Korea amid accusations that it mocks victims of wartime forced labor and brothel workers, reopening deep wounds from Japan's colonial past. Francesca Lynagh reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 22nd, 2019

Japan"s Uniqlo pulls ad after South Korean fury

Japanese retail giant Uniqlo has pulled a commercial featuring a 98-year-old US fashion figure from South Korean screens, it said Monday after it was accused of whitewashing colonial history......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 21st, 2019

Everlight lands LED orders for automotive 3D taillights

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics has obtained orders for LEDs used in automotive 3D taillights from US, South Korean and Chinese automakers, with shipments having already begung in third-quarter 2019, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 17th, 2019