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S. Korea's new president angers small firms he has vowed to help

Small businesses fear their survival is at stake if President Moon pushes ahead with plans to implement labour reforms

President Moon has made boosting job prospects for South Koreans a priority but small businesses say his reforms will lead them to cut hiring.


SMALL businesses in South Korea fear their profits could be cut to the bone and some could be forced to close if the country's new president pushes ahead with plans to raise minimum wages, restrict contract staff numbers and reduce working hours.

Since his election earlier...

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