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Judge warns against “fake divorce”, calling it highly risky

To circumvent the new regulation, some of the most undaunted investors came up with ways to exploit the legal pitfalls: among others, “fake marriage” and “fake divorce”.

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Let the kids sit straight

Sun City: Qingdao education bureau has distributed 10,000 anti-myopia devices to students free of charge.

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No leeway for drunk drivers

The Oriental Morning Post reports on proposed amendments to the criminal law.

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Blue Paper: 85% of families can’t afford to buy a house

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) released their “Economic Blue Paper,” the Blue Paper shows that this year the figure for income and all towns and cities across the nation is 8.76, which is 0.46 higher than last year. This is the equivalent of normal families saving for 8.76 years without eating or drinking, and buying a house. The Blue Paper also made predictions about the trend of real estate prices next year, if regulation relaxes, then prices will rebound, and prices might increase a further 20-25%, maybe even more.

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China imposes restrictions on home purchase by foreigners

The Beijing News: New policy allows overseas national to buy no more than one home in mainland China. Overseas institutions can only buy non-residential properties in cities where they were registered.

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Shanghai imposes quota on home buying

Beijing Times: Despite the government’s tightening policies, property prices in China’s megacities such as Beijing and Shanghai are still hovering around historical highs.

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Mourning the victims of the Yushu Earthquake

How the Chinese media and Internet users are memorializing the Yushu earthquake.

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Angry homebuyers surround a developer’s car

The Daqing Evening News reports on a reaction to a sudden price hike for a new apartment development.

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Advertising some prime real estate in Fuzhou

An ad acts as a wrapper of the Fuzhou Evening News. The real estate advert is for a Wanda Plaza in Fuzhou, and the title reads “Quality refurbished SOHO: a new work unit will be launched soon.”

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Cao Cao’s tomb excavated in Anyang, Henan Province

Zhengzhou Evening News: The tomb of Cao Cao, one of the three competing warlords for control of China after the downfall of the mighty Han empire, was excavated recently in Anyang, Henan Province.

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