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China to Crack down on Surrogacy Industry
   2015-04-10 09:25:04    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Wang
 

Global Times

Top 10 archaeological finds

Chinese archaeological experts have selected the country's top 10 archaeological finds through last year.

The Dabona Cemetery in western Yunnan and the Zhang Zhung Kingdoms Tombs in Tibet are among the 10 major finds.

The earliest one dates back over 600-hundred years.

China Daily

Australian apartment purchase

A Chinese businessman has purchased Australia's most expensive apartment in Melbourne's tallest apartment tower for 25 million US dollars.

The 750-square-meter penthouse spans the entire top floor of the skyscraper.

Construction of the tower itself isn't going to be finished until 2019.

The same report in the China Daily is suggesting that Chinese buyers are currently purchasing some 12 percent of new homes in Australia.

Beijing News

Chinese tourist death

A 70-year-old Chinese woman has died after bumping into another tourist on the Great Wall near Beijing.

The woman hit her head on the wall after bumping into a Canadian tourist who is waling down the wall in a fast speed a few days ago.

Police are treating the incident as an accident.

Beijing Times

Application of New Energy Vehicles Surges in Beijing 

Over 37-hundred applications for the latest round in Beijing's License plate lottery have applied for new energy vehicles.

The figure is a record high.

Shanghai Daily

Office workers delay meals

A new survey is suggesting many white-collar employees in Shanghai are going hungry due to pressure in the workplace.

Over 80-percent of some 17-hundred office workers polled say they "usually" eat lunch or dinner at irregular times due to their busy schedules.

Chongqing Economic Times

School Uniforms in Museum

High School uniforms from the city of Shenzhen are being added into a modern life collection at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

The museum says the school uniforms have become an important part of China's pop culture.

Xinhua News Agency

China to crack down on surrogacy industry

China will launch a nationwide campaign to eradicate surrogacy on the mainland starting this month.

Surrogacy is strictly banned in China, but the wombs-for-rent businesses has thrived.

The nine-month campaign will focus on spotting and punishing medical personnel and intermediary agencies that help perform surrogate pregnancy services.

Websites, TV and other media that carry surrogacy ads will also be removed.

The authorities will also step up supervision of assisted reproductive technology (ART) drugs and medical equipment.

Shanghai Daily

New taxi rules put limits on app use in Shanghai

Commuters in Shanghai could soon have an earlier time hailing a taxi during rush hour.
 
About six-thousand cabs in Shanghai will give priority to street pick-ups and those dialing dispatchers during peak hours starting from Monday.

Designated drivers will be discouraged from accepting fares through third-party mobile taxi hailing apps like Didi and Kuaidi during rush-hour.

With more and more people booking taxis via mobile apps, many local residents have complained about the difficulty of finding vacant cabs during their commute.

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