S.Korea's Lee vows to get tough on strikes

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By Jack Kim SEOUL, May 30 (Reuters) - Conservative South Korean President Lee Myung-bak vowed on Monday to crack down on strikes that cut across industries, as a second stoppage in a week interrupted business, this time at an international bank. Last week, the government sent in 2,500 riot police to break up a strike at an auto parts maker that had threatened to disrupt production at Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors , whose combined sales are fifth in global car sales. In a show of force, ...

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