SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in sacked two top economic officials on Nov. 9 to jump-start his income-based growth policy, even as his lofty wage hikes ended up hurting the jobs market amid a lackluster economy.
The Blue House spokesman announced the removal of Economy and Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon and chief of staff for policy Jang Ha-sung, the two men who had been at the control tower of Moon's economic policy.
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