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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Fury as government drops Spring Festival Eve from China's public holiday plan

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 12:19pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in Jiangsu. "China has many migrant workers. Their needs have been totally forgotten by the government," an internet user in Shanghai posted. "Lunar New Year's Eve is a day for family reunions. Now the government wants everyone who is away from home to have the year's most important dinner on the road," another person from Jiangsu said. Some experts have ...

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    Filmmaker Zhang Yimou faces 7m yuan fine over family size

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 11:46pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... told Xinhua that a film director's income could fluctuate a lot. The fine would be based on Jiangsu province's laws and local Wuxi city regulations, the report said, adding ...

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    Deadbeat couple first offenders of new law to protect elderly

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Court orders Jiangsu pair to visit wife's elderly mother and pay her compensation for neglect New 'granny law' snares couple A court yesterday handed ... yesterday. A district court in Wuxi, Jiangsu, wasted no time dealing with a couple who were sued by the wife's elderly mother for not visiting her. The couple had agreed to provide for the old ...

  4. News - China - SOCIETY

    Daughter ordered to visit mother in first China neglect case under new law

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 02:42pm by AFP

    ... a spiralling number of “empty nest” homes. Reports of elderly people being neglected or mistreated by their children have shocked the country. The couple from Wuxi, in the eastern province of Jiangsu ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Elderly in China agonise over whether to take reverse mortgages

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... widow from Huaian city, Jiangsu province, must find some way to supplement the meagre 600 yuan (HK$757) pension she receives from the government each month. On the other, she feels uncomfortable ...

  6. News - China - SOCIETY

    Public outcry after son moves mother into pigsty

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of internet outrage yesterday after Jiangsu Television reported that he forced his ageing mother to make her bed in a muddy pen outside his Guanyun county home, where he also keeps a 200kg sow. When ...

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    Trips to mainland China eye-opening experiences for many Taiwanese

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... residents. James Wang, a Taiwanese engineer who was recently stationed to work at his company's mainland office, said it had been an eye-opening experience since moving to Suzhou, Jiangsu ...

  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Mainland's soaring divorce rate spurs speculation on causes

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... on the mainland. The logic holds that higher property prices devour more of a couple's disposable income, causing more squabbles, according to a report on the theory in the Modern Express of Jiangsu ...

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    Experts unsure about law that orders mainlanders to visit elderly parents

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... grandmother in Jiangsu's Guanyun county who had been left in a pigsty for two years by her five sons and three daughters. Hunan web portal voc.com.cn reported that story two weeks ago. ...

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    China authorities pushing happiness amid rising discontent

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... their inner peace, rather than find fault with the government. Jiangyin city, Jiangsu province, had one of the earliest satisfaction drives. The local government set up its happiness index in 2007, ...



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