Ssangyong unionists jailed

A unionist from Ssangyong Motors has been sentenced to one and a half years in prison for his part in the occupation of the company's Pyeongtaek factory. The Suwon District Court convicted Kim of incurring 2.29 billion won (1.96 million USD) in damages to the automaker and destroying 10 million won worth of office furniture.

The court also sentenced another Ssangyong union member to a one-year prison term, suspended for two years, for similar charges.