• Jiji


Annual two-day unified university entrance examinations began on Saturday, with the first test day marred by a stabbing near the University of Tokyo.

The exams, which also come as the omicron coronavirus variant spreads rapidly across the country, are being held at 677 venues nationwide. The first day is designated for the subjects of Japanese, foreign languages, geography, history and civics, and the second day for mathematics and science.

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