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Chinese consumers snap up yoga mats, video games, condoms as coronavirus keeps them at home

25 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SEOUL As the coronavirus epidemic keeps hundreds of millions of Chinese stuck at home, they're shopping online to stave off boredom with games for Nintendo's Switch console, yoga mats, books and condoms all showing big jumps in orders.

Chinese consumers snap up yoga mats, video games, condoms as coronavirus keeps them at home

25 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SEOUL, Feb 25 As the coronavirus epidemic keeps hundreds of millions of Chinese stuck at home, they're shopping online to stave off boredom with games for Nintendo's Switch console, yoga mats, books and condoms all showing big jumps in orders.

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

24 Feb 2020

SEOUL 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.

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

24 Feb 2020

SEOUL, Feb 24 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.

SoftBank-backed South Korean ride-hailer Tada gets rare win amid crackdown

19 Feb 2020

SEOUL South Korea's ride-hailing service Tada, a smash hit since its launch just over a year ago, was cleared of transport law violations in court on Wednesday, a rare victory in a market that has been particularly unkind to ride-hailing companies.

SoftBank-backed South Korean ride-hailing Tada fights for survival amid crackdown

19 Feb 2020

SEOUL Wednesday is D-day for South Korea's ride-hailing service Tada, a smash hit since its launch just over a year ago, as it prepares for a court verdict that could potentially end its ambitious drive in one of the world's most tech-savvy economies.

FOCUS-Hyundai bet big on China. Now coronavirus is twisting its supply chain

13 Feb 2020

* Wiring harness firm hikes output in U.S., elsewhere - sources

Hyundai, Kia to gradually resume South Korea output

10 Feb 2020

SEOUL Hyundai Motor and sister firm Kia Motors will gradually increase production in South Korea from Feb. 11, the companies said in a statement on Monday.

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

07 Feb 2020

SEOUL 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.

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