Advertisements for sexual products are seen at universities.
Sex products delivered to dorms
Chinese university students are more tolerant toward having sex before marriage, the Metro Evening News reports. Advertisements for sexual products are seen at universities. Students just need to make a call and sexual products such as contraceptives or pregnancy tests will be sent to their dormitories. In a supermarket inside a university in Changchun, various kinds of condoms are put on the tops of the shelves. On a street west to this university, there are five hostels whose clients are mostly students. During weekends the hostels are popular and the rooms must be booked in advance.
Billionaire's gifts confiscated
The manager of 100 street sweepers in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, has taken the money and coats given to them by billionaire philanthropist Chen Guangbiao last week, Yangtze Evening News reports. Chen gave Wu Xiuying 1,000 yuan on Nov. 29 for her 59th birthday and 500 yuan each to 49 of her coworkers, as well as down puffer coats for all of them. Now their manager has reportedly taken the gifts, saying her employees had attended the "donation ceremony" on behalf of all her 100 employees. The manager says she will divide the money equally among all employees at the end of the year and give the coats to an "excellent worker of the year."
26 dead in coal mine accident
Twenty-six people were confirmed dead after a gas explosion at a coal mine of Juyuan Coal Industry Company in Mianchi County, Sanmenxia City, Henan Province, Xinhua reports. A total of 46 miners were working underground when the gas blast occurred Tuesday afternoon. Only 20 of them were lifted to the ground safely.
Mother kills son for vomiting milk
Zhang from Baoji, Shaanxi Province killed her one-year-old son because he cried and vomited milk, hsw.cn reports. On Feb. 29, while Zhang was feeding her son in the apartment she rented, her son kept vomiting milk and crying. Zhang got angry and threw him onto the floor for multiple times. The boy's head was injured and died on the way to hospital. After an examination, the court ruled Zhang as a person with limited ability of civil conduct could not totally control her behavior. She was sentenced to five years imprisonment by the Jintai court of Baoji.
China-Singapore rail set for construction
The construction of the high-speed rail network linking China and Singapore via Laos, Thailand and Malaysia is set to begin next year, Beijing Times reports. It will take four years to complete.
(China.org.cn December 10, 2010)