Hopes are rising that LG Semicon workers in Korea, who have been on strike since 24 January, will shortly return to work.
The trade unions walked out as a result of uncertainty over their future following a decision to merge LG Semicon with Hyundai Electronics.
Asian reports said today that a resumption of work may happen as soon as 6 February.
LG Semicon has decided to award its workers a "special bonus" in a bid to bring them back to make DRAMs.
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