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Bandwidth delays man's ID card
Bandwidth delays man's ID card
Bandwidth delays man's ID card “网速太慢”导致身份证“难产”
A man in Xinye County, Henan Province, has still not received his second generation citizen's identity card, two years after submitting his application, the Dahe Daily reports. The local police station has been stalling him with various excuses such as telling him his card number was already in use. The last time he enquired about his card, an officer at the station told him the delay was due to problems with "network bandwidth". 据《大河日报》消息,河南新野县一名男子两年前提交二代身份证申请,但证件至今仍未办下来。当地派出所此前用诸如身份证和他人重号等各种理由搪塞。近日他又去问询,一位民警表示,二代证没办下来可能和“网速太慢”有关。
E-reading to soar in China 移动阅读将突飞猛进
Reading on mobile devices will drastically expand in the next decade, experts said at the "New Vision, New Reading" forum in Shenzhen, the Guangzhou Daily reports. China's mobile reading market has amassed more than 3 billion yuan this year, up 60.4 percent from 2009, and active users totaled 218 million. This rise has encouraged traditional publishing houses to further their efforts in digital publishing. 《广州日报》消息,参与深圳“新视界新阅读”论坛的专家一致认为,未来十年将是中国手机阅读市场的黄金时期。中国手机阅读市场2010年收入规模较2009年有快速增长,预期规模将超30亿元,增幅达60.4%,活跃用户规模达到2.18亿。传统出版业应主动与数字阅读相融合,获得共同繁荣。
New curbs on official cars 正部级配车35万元以内
New regulations governing official car purchases state that ministerial level vehicles should have no higher than 2.5 liter engines and should cost less than 350,000 yuan, a cut of 100,000 yuan from the previous standard, China Economic Weekly reports. 《中国经济周刊》消息,新的公务用车配备使用管理办法规定:正部级官员用车排气量不高于2.5升、价格不高于35万元,价格标准下降了10万元。
3 blasts occur in SW China 宜宾昨晚连续3起爆炸
Three explosions occurred in rapid succession in Yibin city, Sichuan Province, around 8:45 p.m. yesterday, leaving one person dead and three injured, Sichuan Online reports. Police are probing the cause of the blast. 据四川在线报道,昨晚8:45左右,在四川省宜宾市城区连续发生了三次爆炸,造成1人死亡、3人受伤。爆炸原因还在调查中。
SOHO Journal to reappear 《SOHO小报》春节后复刊
The SOHO Journal is to resume publication after Spring Festival with new contents, and the new edition will be on sale to the public, Sina media reports. SOHO Journal was originally the in-house magazine of the SOHO China Company but became popular among so-called new intellectuals. The investor in the re-launched journal is CITIC Publication Group. 新浪传媒讯,《SOHO小报》将在春节后以新的面貌正式复刊,向全社会公开发行。《SOHO小报》曾是SOHO中国的内刊杂志,逐渐在所谓的新知识分子中流行。新小报投资方为中信出版集团。
Chinese film opens strongly in U.S. 《非2》北美票房:21万美元
Feng Xiaogang's film "If You Are the One 2," the first Chinese film to be released in North America almost simultaneously with its home premiere, earned US$210,000 in its first weekend in North America, China News Service reports. Feng's romantic comedy came second in the box office stakes after "Little Fockers" which topped the holiday charts. 据中新社报道,首度在北美同步上映的冯小刚电影《非诚勿扰2》首映周末拿下21万美元(约139万元)票房。这部爱情喜剧的票房仅次于上周末北美票房冠军《拜见岳父大人3》。

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