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  1. News - China - EQUALITY

    Fear of abuse keeps bulk of Chinese gays in closet in workplace

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Just 6.29pc are completely open about sexuality on the job, where jokes, abuse intimidate many Fear keeps bulk of Chinese gays in closet at work More than ... and a quarter had been victims of physical or verbal attacks On the mainland, a third of respondents said they had witnessed verbal abuse in the workplace against other LGBT colleagues, and about 7 per ...

  2. Business - China Business - CONSUMER GOODS

    Beijing bars bogus bubbly from identity abuse

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing New rules will limit 'champagne' name strictly to sparkling wines from the Champagne region Beijing bars bogus bubbly from identity abuse Beijing has agreed to ban non-French "champagne" copycats and limit the champagne name to wines made in the French region of that name. Sales of champagne are accelerating on the mainland, ...


    Chinese nationals' claims to Okinawa 'an abuse of history'

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall, AFP

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Commentators ridicule Chinese nationalists who say far more than Diaoyus is open to claim, including most of Japanese prefecture Claims to okinawa 'abuse of history' China’s potential claim to most of the Japanese prefecture of Okinawa, underscored by slogans at anti-Japan protests, has been angrily dismissed in Japan. “This is just another example ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs to make reforms in dealing with prostitution

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... of abuse and vulnerability to sexually-transmitted diseases. It is a situation that will only worsen, with potentially harmful consequences for society, unless authorities take a more enlightened ... corruption and the Communist Party's discomfort with sex for assault and abuse by customers, police and security officials, detention for up to two years without trial and forced HIV testing. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's new austerity is catching on

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am

    ... such as flowers, alcohol, gifts and prizes. Their sentiments are no doubt echoed by the hospitality industry. After a once-in-a-decade change of top leadership, hotels and restaurants anticipated rich ... that Xi's ban on alcohol in the military has lifted officers' and men's energy levels and made more time for defence training and exercises. New austerityis catching on ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    Austerity measures for China's officials drag down growth, says NDRC

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:04pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler The clampdown on official’s luxury spending has led to a “significant drop” in high-end food and alcohol consumption, the 21st Century Business Herald wrote on Wednesday. Reporting on an internal meeting at the National Development and Reform Commission, the country’s top economic planning agency, last week, the daily said the drop in luxury consumption due ...

  7. Forget robbery, try state-owned enterprises for a quick buck

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a corruption case from last year to illustrate the situation in state-owned companies and their executives' love of upmarket alcohol. Lu Guangyu, head of the Guangdong branch of Sinopec, one ... Party's mouthpiece magazine, Premier Wen Jiabao promised more resolute measures to combat abuses of power and corruption. Entitled 'Let power be exercised under the sunshine', Wen's ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Illuminating confessions from a shadow banker

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... There are plenty more examples. Zhang depicts China's shadow banking sector as a market in which greed rules, abuses abound, and conflicts of interest run riot amid rampant official corruption ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Bo Xilai supporters gather in Chongqing

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 11:04am by Patrick Boehler

    ... the crackdown and many were tortured .   While Bo is still awaiting trial, Wang was sentenced to 15 years in prison last September on charges of bribery, breaking the law, abuse of power ...

  10. Collision courses

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of banquets annually in his capacity as China general manager for Torres, the Spanish wine giant. 'It is considered impolite to drink alcohol by yourself,' says Shee. 'The worst for me ...




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