attract the young consumer group. In late May, Qunar teamed up with 33 domestic and foreign carriers, including Air China, Chi
na Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, United Airlines and All Nippon Airways, to l
aunch discounted prices for students on more than 3,000 routes, along with the concept of student flight tickets.
Students who have registered successfully with their identific
tion documents on the platform will be able to book cheaper tickets. For instance, a one-way
flight ticket from Guangzhou to Beijing can be as cheap as 460 yuan ($66.7), which is about half of the price tag – 8
62 yuan – for a second-class seat on a high-speed train. Qunar said such low-price flight tickets compared with high-spee
d trains may change the travel habits of college students and create user stickiness.
Taizhou, Zhejiang province. They were the grandchildren of those who cultivated the uninhabited Dachen Islands in the 1950s.
In March 2017, Xi joined with primary students in Beijing to plant trees and encouraged them to foster an awareness of environmental protection from childhood.
In 2018, replying to a letter from a primary school in Shaanxi province, Xi expressed hope that the stude
nts would learn more about the history of the revolution, follow the example of heroes and
role models, love the Party, the country and the people and carry on fine revolutionary traditions.
EEE lifts restrictions on editorial and peer review activities on employees of Huawei and its affiliates.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a major technical professional organization for the advancement of tech
nology in the world, said it has received a clarification from the US Department of Commerce, so employee
ased by international consultancy firm AT Kearney.
The report features the Global Cities Index and the Global Cities Outlook, revealing the world’s top-performing cities and those with the most potential.
The average Index scores of the original Chinese cities have grown three times faster than that of Nort
h American cities, and in the Outlook, the Chinese cities improved 3.4 times faster than European cities.
Beijing ranked ninth in the global cities index while Shanghai took the 19th spot. East China‘s Suzhou made it into the top 100 for the first time.
German carmaker Mercedes-Benz will recall 44,900 automobiles in China due to a tyre problem, according to China’s market regulator.
The recall, starting from Oct 25, was filed by Mercedes-Benz (China) Automotive Sales Co. and
Beijing Benz Automotive Co. It involves its imported and parts of domestically-produced cars manu
factured between April 20, 2016 and May 4, 2019, according to the State Administration for Market Regulation.
Paying millions of dollars to secure their children a spot at an elite college may
sound absurd to many parents, but some are willing to do this.
Nicole Shen, the Chinese mother of a high school student in Palo Alto, California, said she would be wi
lling to pay a pretty penny upfront to get her daughter admitted to a top-tier university if she could afford it. “As long as eve
rything is legal,” she added.Zhao, 52, was introduced to William “Rick” Singer, a college consultant in California and the mast
ermind behind the scandal, by Michael Wu, who worked as an adviser at the Los Angeles area branch of in
vestment bank Morgan Stanley, according to the Los Angeles Times. Wu has since been fired.
Two wealthy Chinese families have recently been in the spotlight and t
he subject of widespread discussion after media reports showed they paid huge am
ounts in a high-profile college admissions scandal. The sums they paid dwarfed the typical amount footed by US parents.
The highest-known payoff to date is the $6.5 million by billionaire Zhao Tao, president and co-founder of Shandong Buchang Pharmaceuticals Co.