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China, Vietnam urge workers to hunker down over Lunar New Year

COVID travel curbs and labor shortages could hit critical tech supply chains

Passengers wait to board a train at the Hankow Railway Station in Wuhan, China, ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, normally the busiest travel time in the country.    © AP

HO CHI MINH CITY/HONG KONG/TAIPEI -- China and Vietnam are urging millions of workers to forgo trips home during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday due to fears mass travel will spark COVID-19 outbreaks and shutter factories in two of the world's key manufacturing powerhouses.

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