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Thai students planning to take their university entrance exams must now miss the exam if they are in quarantine or self-isolation. The only other option is to take the exams next year. Meanwhile, other Asia countries are allowing students in quarantine and isolation to take this exam. China allowed students to take entrance exams at hospitals and special facilities, while invigilators wore protective clothing and hung up the finished papers to be sprayed with disinfectant. South Korea allowed students to take it in self-isolation. Japan is less flexible than China and South Korea, however, the country still allowed students to […]

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Thailand will catch up in a year or two or three.  They're just a wee bit slow off the mark, not renowned for innovative thinking, just have to lose face and get international criticism to get their attention.

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Wow. So what do they want the kids to do, show up at these exams sick and infect 100s. Incredible shortsighted. At every turn THA is pushing people away from voluntary testing and self isolation. Stop making the act of taking care of your health a stigma.

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1 hour ago, Thaiger said:

"... We cannot come up with different questions for a catch-up exam because our tests must be fair to all. There are no advantages or disadvantages.”

Then you shouldn't be doing the job - sheer incompetence.

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