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Mothers ask for c-sections to send their children to school early

City Evening News: Mothers in Changchun and Chongqing take c-sections to send their children to school early

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80% of earthquake donations ended up in govt. coffers

Yangcheng Evening News: Research indicates government spent most of the 76.7 billion yuan worth of charity donation for the Sichuan earthquake victims, including the NGO’s part.

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Beijing college student robs an on-campus bank

A student at Beijing’s University of Science and Technology took two hostages at knife-point at an on-campus bank yesterday.

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Innovative government buildings: “rebellious”?

The May issue of Art & Design showcases and interviews the architects and planners on if their designs are contrary to tradition or “rebellious”.

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Home dialysis cooperative shut down in Beijing’s Tongzhou District

Beijing Times: The government busted a group of renal patients who pooled resources to set up their own dialysis machine.

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The secret of the price of oil in China

The domestic refined oil pricing mechanism is revealed for the first time by the National Development and Reform Commission.

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The number one document of 2009

People’s Daily: The Chinese government is going to increase agriculture subsidies to farmers as part of its package to boost the rural economical development.

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Listen to what the government tells its people

Government tries to persuade residents to leave their apartment to make room for new real estate development.

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How important is the ability to write an English toast?

Information Times (信息时报): An exam held in Guangzhou to select provincial officials requires them to write an English-language toast.

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Don’t ask so laowai don’t have to tell

An essay was written by Geremie Barmé, scholar, filmmaker and author of the new book The Forbidden City.

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