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The college-entrance exam is 9 hours long. COVID-19 made it harder.

Government-run health clinics stayed overnight to test students and screen anyone infected with the virus at the last minute. Those with a fever or sore throat were escorted to separate rooms to…

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In South Korea, draft resisters still go to prison. But now it’s a job.

Alternative service is a seismic shift in a country that considers conscription crucial to its defense against North Korea, with which it is still technically at war

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