Counting age can be a tricky business in South Korea

Overcoming tradition in a country where age hierarchy is deeply entrenched will be a challenge. PHOTO: REUTERS
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SEOUL - Ms Sora Lee can claim to be 29, 30 or 31 years old in South Korea, depending on which way her age is counted in the country.

She is 29 under the legal age which is the conventional way widely used elsewhere in the world.

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