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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Previously taboo debate about prostitution emerges in state media after actor's arrest

    Posted May 25th 2014, 04:33am by Cary Huang

    ... about sex, although the actions of some top officials suggest otherwise. The party's mores combined with Chinese society's, traditionally conservative attitudes towards sex, worked ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    To give or not to give- that is the tricky New Year question

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 02:56am by Teddy Ng

    ... in some way," the commentary said. "The root cause of the problem is that society has not adopted a 'zero tolerance' attitude towards corruption." But spare a thought for officials. The Beijing Evening News reported that one nine-year-old girl formally complained to her school counsellor because her father, a civil servant, had told her relatives not to give her lai ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    First ladies Michelle Obama and Peng Liyuan show sky is the limit in improving relations

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:55am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Michelle Obama and Peng Liyuan won hearts and minds of the people with their endearing brand of 'gentle diplomacy' First ladies show sky is the limit for Sino-US relations The assertion by Mao Zedong that women hold up half the sky is often quoted in China. It speaks of the respect due to the work and role played by women in all areas of society. Mao's ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Tough penalties needed to give anti-spam law teeth, papers say

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:42am by MANDY ZUO

    ... the whole of society", it said, adding that neither telecoms operators nor watchdogs have the ability to catch and punish senders. The Gmw.cn news portal suggested supervisors ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Shelters for dumped babies 'the lesser of two evils'

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:30am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... aside, the Ministry of Civil Affairs' efforts to expand the programme nationwide this month have drawn public criticism. Some have questioned whether the government is encouraging parents ... ugly behaviour, it is still necessary and the right thing to do," the paper said in an editorial. "A civilised society cannot tolerate having babies dumped and starved or frozen ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Crackdown on accident victims who extort Good Samaritans wins praise

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 05:38am by Zhang Hong

    ... that moral standards and a willingness to trust strangers are on the decline on the mainland. In their place a "me first" culture has taken root, in a society that is becoming increasingly ... the medical costs." The Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau was quick to respond. It announced on Wednesday that the city would partner with China Life Insurance to provide elderly people ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Chongqing girl's savage attack on toddler blamed on her violent parents

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 04:58am by WU NAN

    ... the surveillance video was posted online last week. But, as the shock subsided, some began to wonder whether the girl's parents or society in general should share the blame. "How did this girl ... mainland law. The Legal Evening News noted the girl's family could still be liable for civil damages and could be held responsible for making sure she receives proper treatment. So far, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Fruit knife detention pierces concepts of freedom

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai Three-day detention for carrying small blade tells some they can be locked up for trivial reasons For many, fruit knife incident pierces concepts of freedom For many mainlanders, freedom of speech and of the press, and the right to vote, are lofty ideals that few expect to enjoy. Many are content with the pragmatic freedom to live in a safe society and be able go ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Song Binbin's Cultural Revolution apology sparks national remorse call

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:53am by Raymond Li

    ... nothing. A personal apology, however, did not signal national remorse, which would help society heal, Xu said. "As long as the country doesn't offer an apology as a whole nation, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Cadres' smoking ban good but not enough, Chinese media say

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:11am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... of the Communist Party, said much tougher action was needed. More than half of officials smoke and if they stopped lighting up in public areas it would set a good example to the rest of society ...




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