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Deaths of sleepless delivery drivers spark outcry in South Korea

Pandemic spurs massive demand in courier services, and excessive workloads

Delivery workers at Lotte Global Logistics march after holding a ceremony at a logistics center in Seoul on Tuesday to join a strike organized by the union of nationwide delivery workers.    © EPA/Yonhap/Jiji

SEOUL -- The text message, sent at 4:30 a.m., starts with an apology.

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