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Vocational reforms to boost online education

Analysts have been assessing the impact of and potential opportunities presented by proposals to promote the development of vocational education in China.

03 July 2014

Focus Media heading to Hong Kong?

DANWEI – Although we would question its out-of-home advertising business model in the age of smart phones, Focus Media may soon list in Hong Kong. Also this week: 100.com is trying to challenge New Oriental in online education, and more. In the Mai-Mai Index we look at the battle between China’s two leading taxi-hailing apps on social media.

04 April 2014

New Oriental – climbing the value chain

The private education provider is slowing expansion to work on boosting profitability at existing learning centres.

02 June 2011

ChinaEdu – fighting to boost sales

The online degree provider has been lowering prices and boosting expansion plans to support revenue growth.

02 June 2011

ATA – recruitment tests drive growth

Expansion in recruitment tests among major state corporations has helped to buoy recent performance.

02 June 2011

China Education Alliance – clawing back from fraud allegations

The private education provider has been faltering following accusations last year that results have been embellished.

02 June 2011

Xueda – expanding fast

Recent performance at the tutor provider has been strong, though fast expansion plans may impact profitability later this year.

02 June 2011

Private Education – a beacon promising success

China’s highly competitive school system and job market drives demand for a whole host of private education niches, some of which are more compelling than others.

02 June 2011

New Oriental leads in buoyant English tuition market

Strong first tier city demand is boosting New Oriental, though English First, Wall Street English and Global IELTs also look strong.

13 January 2011

A boom in consumer credit

Our survey of respondents in 236 cities in 30 provinces shows an alacrity for consumer credit is surging, and combines with other factors to drive a positive outlook for consumer spending for the next six months.

13 January 2011

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