More South Koreans study in Singapore, citing safety, open-mindedness, bilingualism

Students like Olivia Jung are among a growing number of South Koreans studying in Singapore. PHOTO: OLIVIA JUNG
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SEOUL - While living in Jeju and attending boarding school, Olivia Jung - then 15 - came across a poster promoting a new school to be opened on the South Korean island by Singapore-based Anglo Chinese School (International).

"I thought, maybe I can go to that school, but my parents said, 'Why not just go to Singapore?'" said the Seoul native. "Singapore could be my new future."

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