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Coronavirus fails to dampen South Korea's fever for exam success

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South Korea has delayed the beginning of the school year by about a month as Asia's fourth-largest economy grapples with the virus that has infected more than 9,600 of its people and killed almost 160.

[SEOUL] Choi Young-eun is so concerned about her teenagers' education as South Korea's schools stay shut that she has been sending them to a private tuition centre to make sure they don't miss out.

Ms Choi, a stay-at-home mum of two high schoolers, is one of the millions of parents...

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