Strike halts output at Kia Motor main plant

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SEOUL, Aug 24 (Reuters) - South Korea's Kia Motors Corp. said production at its main plant near Seoul was halted on Friday due to a strike by non-permanent workers. Kia did not say when the plant in Hwaseong would resume operations in a filing with the Korea Exchange. Union workers at Kia, South Korea's second-biggest auto maker, accepted a wage deal on Aug. 17.

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