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China's college entrance exam attracts foreign media's attention | Updated: 2017-06-09 15:56

China's college entrance exam attracts foreign media's attention

Students walk out of a test venue in Shenyang, Liaoning province, on June 8, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

2. CNN Money: Businesses cash in as millions of Chinese students sweat over crucial exam

"For millions of teenagers, it's a big source of stress. For many businesses, it's a great chance to make money."

The story described how businesses, such as hotels raising rates, selling academic blessings and stocking up pharmacies, could make money from the test.

3. Fox News: Gaokao: Why China is eating our students' lunch

Fox News has compared the Chinese and Asian education with the US'.

"The next time your teenager whines that schoolwork is stressing him or her out, mention gaokao."

"Compare China's reverential attitude toward education with the US, where many high schools are so dangerous students pass through metal detectors every day."

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