In South Korea’s “Exam Village” young voters yearn for change

Young South Korean's cast their absentee ballot at a polling station in a Goshichon in SeoulSEOUL (Reuters) – Living on $ 2 bowls of rice in rows of tiny rooms, thousands of young South Koreans are voting early ahead of Wednesday's presidential election as they cram for exams that they hope will lead to a government job for life. There are 30,000 residents of a drab neighbourhood of the South Korean capital known as Exam Village, where people preparing for tests for low-level civil service jobs have gravitated for years. …

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