New Oriental (NYSE: EDU) States that its Policy is Not to Comment on Unusual Market Activity

Dec 05, 2012, 13:27 ET from New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc.

BEIJING, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU) is the largest provider of private educational services in China. In view of the unusual market activity in the Company's ADS on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, the New York Stock Exchange contacted the Company in accordance with its usual practice. The Company stated that its policy is not to comment on unusual market activity.

About New Oriental   New Oriental is the largest provider of private educational services in China based on the number of program offerings, total student enrollments and geographic presence. New Oriental offers a wide range of educational programs, services and products consisting primarily of English and other foreign language training, test preparation courses for major admissions and assessment tests in the United States, the PRC and Commonwealth countries, primary and secondary school education, development and distribution of educational content, software and other technology, and online education. New Oriental's ADSs, each of which represents one common share, currently trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ''EDU.''

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In China:   Ms. Sisi Zhao   New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc.   Tel:       +86-10-6260-5568   Email:   

Mr. Nick Beswick  Beijing Brunswick Consultancy Ltd.   Tel:       +86-10-5960 8600   Email:  

In the United States:   Ms. Patricia Graue   Brunswick Group LLC    Tel:  +1-415-671-7676   Email:  

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