Flights, stock market, working hours to be delayed as 550,000 take annual college entrance…

Flights, stock market, working hours to be delayed as 550,000 take annual college entrance…


moving on to a different story now
tomorrow college applicants here in the nation are sitting for Sunan Korea’s
version of the SATs traffic plains and even the stock market will be put on
hold in the morning to ensure test takers make it to the exam venue on time
asean provides a glimpse of what’s to come starting from 8:40 a.m. on Thursday
South Korea will be on silent mode as high school seniors and college
applicants take the biggest exam of their lives government authorities will
roll out measures to create optimal conditions for those taking the test
beginning with morning traffic to facilitate a smooth journey to the test
site Sora will extend the morning rush-hour subway period by two hours so
that it lasts from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. with extra trains running throughout the
day downtown buses will also run more frequently between 6 a.m. and 8:00 10:00
a.m. and 16,000 additional private taxis will operate from 4 a.m. to noon
more than 800 vehicles will be on standby near subway stations and bus
stops to help transport students there test sites free of charge to clear the
roads for test takers public sector employees will go to work an hour later
than usual at 10:00 a.m. the Education Ministry has also asked private
companies to adjust their work hours the military will refrain from large-scale
movements between 6 a.m. and 8:00 10:00 a.m. on top of that all flights except
emergency aircraft will be banned from taking off or landing during the English
listening test from 105 to 140 p.m. also South Korea’s stock markets will open an
hour later at 10 a.m. and close an hour later at 4:30 p.m. this year nearly 550
thousand students across Korea will take the college scholastic ability test or
swooning as it’s known in Korea Oh Sooyoung Arirang news

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