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n, who came to the main venue of the festival on Thursday with four friends.
“We went to Thailand for a vacation last month. The beautiful sunshine and beaches there
are enchanting,” the 54-year-old Beijing native said. “Now, we have a second chance to experience its food.”
Yang Lin, 26, who described herself as a foodie, also went to t
he gala. “I love Korean food most, except for Chi
nese cuisine, and I’m happy that Beijing is holding such a big food exhibition.”
Xu Hejian, a Beijing official in charge of the event, said visitors can see how Asian food i
s made at the venue and sample various cuisines made by more than 200 food enterprises.
Wuyutai Tea is one of the companies.It’s a good opportunity for the younger generati
on to learn more about traditional Chinese delicacies and desserts,” said Chen Huaji, an employee. “Tea is
quite an important element of Chinese culture, and the exhibition offers a stage to show off the essence of Chinese food and Chinese culture.”
e online users double from 5.7 million in 2017 to 15.3 million in 2018.
Insiders say as Chinese parents increase their spending on education, online education gets more recog
nition and China’s internationalization progresses, online course users will keep growing, The Beijing News reports.
The report echoes their opinion. Data from the report shows that the penetration rate of online education rose from 0.8 percen
t in 2015 to 9.1 percent in 2018, up 11 folds within four years. It’s projected that the penetration rate will reach 12 percent in 2019.
New users go for top brand
Data from the report shows the market share of VIPKID is 68.4 percent, follow
ed by 51Talk (11.6 percent), DaDa English (7.8 percent) and vipJr (5.7 percent).