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Korea holds breath on national college entrance exam day

2018.11.15 10:46:53 | 2018.11.15 14:21:00
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[Photo by Han Joo-hyung]

[Photo by Han Joo-hyung]

Nearly 595,000 aspiring to enter college 2019 sat for state-administered exam across Korea on Thursday. Government offices and companies pushed back the work an hour later than usual to help students get to their testing sites on time. Aircrafts are grounded during the English listening test session from 1:10 p.m. to 1:35 p.m. Local financial markets also opened an hour later than usual at 10:00 a.m. Stock and bond markets end an hour later at 4:30 p.m. on the day, and the foreign exchange market closes at 3:30 p.m. as usual.

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