Korean insurance agent hopefuls brave bitter cold for exam

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The changes in society brought about by COVID-19 cannot be overstated, as shown in South Korea, where the national examination for insurance agents was held in a soccer field, in near-freezing temperatures, with participants sitting more than 10 feet apart.

According to a report by ABC, there was an urgent need for the examinees to obtain their insurance agent licences, hence the unusual arrangement. Ahn Sungyong from the General Insurance Association of Korea (GIAK) said that the schedule was announced just a week before the examination date.

Aside from being seated far apart from each other, everyone who took the

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