China's VIPKid to stop selling foreign-based tutoring

7/8/2021 5:43:00 PM

China's VIPKid to stop selling foreign-based tutoring

China's VIPKid to stop selling foreign-based tutoring

SHANGHAI : Tencent Holdings-backed Chinese education firm VIPKid said on Saturday it would stop selling classes taught by foreign-based tutors with immediate effect to comply with new rules announced for the country's private education sector. China last month issued rules barring curriculum-based tutori

SHANGHAI : Tencent Holdings-backed Chinese education firm VIPKid said on Saturday it would stop selling classes taught by foreign-based tutors with immediate effect to comply with new rules announced for the country's private education sector.China last month issued rules barring curriculum-based tutoring for profit, aiming to ease financial pressures that have contributed to low birth rates but have left private education firms facing significant business impact.

The rules also ban companies from employing foreign-based tutors, aiming to stop long-distance lessons for Chinese students.Beijing-based VIPKid is an online education platform that connects children in China with native English-speaking teachers in the United States and Canada for live video lessons.

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China last month issued rules barring curriculum-based tutoring for profit, aiming to ease financial pressures that have contributed to low birth rates but have left private education firms facing significant business impact. The rules also ban companies from employing foreign-based tutors, aiming to stop long-distance lessons for Chinese students. “It’s easier to catch fish there,” said the 47-year-old, describing it as a “steady livelihood”. Beijing-based VIPKid is an online education platform that connects children in China with native English-speaking teachers in the United States and Canada for live video lessons. The landform in the area has been restored by both sides to pre-stand off period,’’ the statement said. The company said in a post on its official WeChat account that existing customers will only be able to renew classes taught by overseas-based tutors until Aug. They catch octopus and snapper, earning just over 400 pesos from a kilogramme of fish and 4. 9. It then cuts to the interview: Gong : I may look like a manly woman on the outside, but inside I'm still more of a girl.

It added that its international business for students outside China would not be affected. If they are lucky, they manage to catch tuna. Last year, 20 Indian troops were killed in a clash with Chinese soldiers involving clubs, stones and fists along the disputed border. Other Chinese private education firms have also been reviewing their operations as a result of the new rules. ByteDance also plans to close some of its tutoring operations, including its online classes app GogoKid, a VIPKid rival. Their income is now barely enough to feed a family of seven, but Lomuardo dares not venture farther out to sea owing to the presence of Chinese vessels. VIPKid's investors include Tencent Holdings, China's largest gaming and social media company. India and China fought a deadly war over the border in 1962. (Reporting by Brenda Goh; Editing by Clelia Oziel) Source: Reuters . Speedboats have chased him away, with their crew telling him to “go back” to the Philippines. If I don't train then perhaps I will lose weight, get married and have children.