Korean WBC players exempt from military service
SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea decided Friday to exempt national team members competing at the World Baseball Classic from mandatory military service as a reward for advancing to the tournament's semifinals.
Korea beat Japan 2-1 on Wednesday to clinch a berth in inaugural tournament's semifinals.
The Defense Ministry will soon introduce a bill that exempts the players from the usual two-year compulsory military service, the ruling Uri Party said.
The privilege will benefit ...
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