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A Man without An Identity
   2015-01-19 09:04:28    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Guo

The Beijing News

A man without an identity
A villager living in Tongzhou district in Beijing has been living without the right of residency for over 40 years because of an error on his Hukou, or resident certificate.

The man has spent 43 years seeking help from various authorities to solve his Hukou problem.

The 62-year-old suffering severe eye problems and diabetes but has difficulty finding healthcare and can't even get registered at hospital.

The man has been confined in the village, not able to book train or flight tickets.

The Beijing Times

Fake drug gang busted

Beijing police says ten people have been arrested for selling false Botox on Wechat.

The Botox has been sold to beauty salons at a low price, while the customers are required to pay a hundredfold increase.

Shanghai Daily

Stranded online parcels

China Post says reports that thousands of parcels from overseas have been languishing at a Shanghai port for months because it owes millions of yuan in port fees are "partly untrue."

This follows online claims that 200 containers mostly containing goods bought online from Japan brought by ship to the city -- are piled up at a Shanghai port.

A hotline employee of China Post's EMS service says their managers are now reviewing the relevant materials and will make a statement in due time.

Beijing Morning Post

Shortage for nursing rooms

Surveys find that Beijing has a shortage of baby care rooms in public places, like shopping malls and hospitals.

Nursing mothers find it awkward to breastfeed their babies in public places.

The Children's Healthcare authority says the cost of making a nursing area would cost only 2000 yuan and it called for the building of more baby care rooms.

Global Times

CAE confirms suspension of scholar over ethics violation
The Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) has confirmed its decision to suspend a member for violating a new regulation on ethics standards.

The suspension is on Li Ning, a leading scientist in animal cloning.

He was arrested in June 2014 on suspicions that he embezzled 20 million yuan in research funds.

He was believed to be the first CAE academic to have his title suspended.

His title will be revoked if the court should find him guilty.

China Daily

A bedroom in a capsule

A capsule hotel has opened in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province and became popular overnight for its price and convenience.

Each of the capsules has an area of about 2 square meters.

Although small, the hotel is equipped with a bed, desk, TV, WIFI and showers like regular hotels.

The owner of the hotel says a guest needs to pay only 60 yuan to a night.

It is popular among students and backpackers.



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