October 01, 2015 09:26 The number of foreigners who visited Korea to obtain driving licenses surged from just 55 in 2009 to 4,949 last year, and most were Chinese, according to the police. Chinese nationals accounted for 94 percent of those foreigners since most regional governments in China recognize Korean driving licenses after an additional written test at home. Chinese travel agencies are marketing seven-day tour packages to Korea for 7,000 to 10,000 yuan and the trips are selling like hot cakes. It is notoriously difficult to obtain driver’s licenses in China, where applicants must undergo 63 hours of training and tests are easily failed. After a failed test, applicants cannot reapply for 10 days, and six failures mean they have to start from scratch. In Korea the rules are much easier. Applicants need to undergo only 13 hours of training and wait only one to three days to reapply if they fail a test. The written test is also offered in Chinese. A 23-year-old Chinese … [Read more...] about More Chinese Take Advantage of Easier Korean Driving Tests
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Video PlayerClose A self-driving vehicle (R) for public road testing runs on a road in Beijing, capital of China, March 22, 2018. Beijing released its first temporary license plates for Baidu's self-driving vehicles for public road testing on Thursday. The capital city has opened 33 roads with a total length of 105 kilometers for autonomous car testing outside the Fifth Ring Road and away from densely-populated areas on the outskirts. (Xinhua/Luo Xiaoguang) BEIJING, March 22 (Xinhua) -- Beijing issued temporary license plates for Baidu's self-driving vehicles for public road testing on Thursday. The capital has opened 33 roads of a total length of 105 kilometers for autonomous car testing outside the Fifth Ring Road and away from densely-populated areas on the outskirts. According to regulations for managing road testing for self-driving vehicles, autonomous vehicles are eligible for public road testing only after they have completed 5,000 kilometers of daily driving in designated … [Read more...] about Beijing releases licenses for self-driving car road testing
Peddapalli (Telangana): Three years is a brief period in the life of a district but in this short span of time, Peddapalli not only emerged as a model for the entire state of Telangana but also attracted national attention by bagging the cleanest district in India award. Declared the overall best performing district under the Swacch Sarvekshan (Gramin) of the Swacch Bharat Mission, it is showing to the entire country how change can be brought about if the district administration has the will and commitment to make use of available resources. A silent revolution is sweeping through the district as all 263 villages have undergone a total makeover, helping the district win six national awards in two years. Avenue plantations on either side of the roads with tree guards bearing names of the donors greet visitors to the villages in the district. A toilet, a soak pit, a compost pit, a kitchen garden in every rural household, a 'beautiful' and well-maintained community toilet in every village … [Read more...] about A silent cleanliness drive in Telangana district that sets example
'The Kapil Sharma Show' host Kapil Sharma is set to be father soon as his pretty wife Ginni Chatrath is pregnant with their first child and the couple is celebrating their Babymoon currently in Canada. The comedy king shared their first glimpse a week ago from the British Columbia as the duo took a halt while driving, to give way to a bunch of geese crossing the road. Ginni wrapped in a shawl was seen seated beside Kapil while he records a message in a video for his fans. Kapil loved the traffic rules in the foreign country and wished it was the same back in India. And now after a week, Kapil is back with another treat for fans. Kapil indulges in some guitar playing in broad sun at Vancouver and his caption to the video reads - "it’s not tuned but still love it’s tone ???? #guitar #music#musiclovers #vancouver#britishcolumbia ❤️". Ginni is however missing from the video but we bet the hubby is keeping her entertained. Everyone knew he … [Read more...] about Kapil Sharma Plays Guitar, Pampers Pregnant Wife With Long Drives On Their Babymoon In Cananda, Asks Her “Are You Enjoying?”!
Alia Bhatt is one of the most versatile and bankable actresses we have in Bollywood. Apart from her brilliant performances, the actress never fails to impress her fans with her impeccable fashion sense. She recently took to her Instagram handle to share a few pictures with her fans and it is sure to drive away your Monday blues. In the pictures, Alia can be seen looking pretty as a peach in her multi-coloured saree as she dolled up for an event. Check out the photos here: View this post on Instagram ⭐️ A post shared by Alia ☀️ (@aliaabhatt) on Dec 8, 2019 at 10:11am PST View this post on Instagram ⭐️ A post shared by Alia ☀️ (@aliaabhatt) on Dec 8, 2019 at 10:12am PST With her hair tied into a simple bun, round bindi on her forehead and matching ethnic jhumkas, Alia paints a pretty picture and is most definitely a sight for the sore eyes. Meanwhile, on the work front, Alia has some interesting projects in her … [Read more...] about Photos: Alia Bhatt’s stunning saree look is sure to drive away your Monday blues