9.5 million sit college entrance exams today
2006-06-06 22:07:44 SINA English

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Exam-takers look into an exam room in Chuzhou, east China's Anhui Province, June 6, 2006. (Xinhua Photo)

A no-honking sign is seen at a roadside near Shenyang No. 5 High School, one of the examination places, in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, on June 6, 2006. (Xinhua Photo)

Students look into an exam room in the People's Middle School of Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, June 6, 2006. (Xinhua Photo)

A student walks on the campus of Nanjing Yuhuatai Middle School in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, June 6, 2006. (Xinhua Photo)

A candidate shows his exam admission ticket on first day of this year's national college entrance exams in Jiangsu, June 7, 2006.

A record 9.5 million high-school graduates will sit down for the first day of tests, vying for 2.6 million undergraduate places, the China Daily reported.

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