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Beijing Ski Resorts to Close in Advance
    2007-02-27 17:41:24     CRIENGLISH.com



Job season in Beijing

Because of the warm winter this year, all the ski resorts in Beijing will close in advance. Related departments announced the deadline of the 15th day of the first month in the lunar calendar.

Get ready to work! Some 100,000 positions will be on offer in Beijing in March, starting with the first big job fair after the Spring Festival on Tuesday at the International Exhibition Center.
 
More than 550 enterprises will offer a variety of positions across a number of fields at tomorrow's job far. Baidu, China Merchants Bank and Lenovo China are just some of the companies seeking new talent.
 
Another nine large job fairs are scheduled in the capital city later in March.

The Beijing Municipal Personnel Bureau says a number of job fairs targeting this year's graduates will also be held in Beijing in March.

More job fairs will be held in May, August and December this year to help graduates to find jobs.

  • Middle aged sex

A research project investigating the sex lives of middle-aged couples had recently been launched in the Chinese capital of Beijing.

China News Service says the China Population Communication Center and Eli Lilly are jointly spearheading the project, which will use public surveys to assess the intimate lives of middle-aged couples.

The project's consultant, professor Ma Xiaonian is a senior member of the Chinese Sex Science Society.

He says sex plays an important role in maintaining long-term relationships. He hopes the results will lead to scientific solutions for the crisis in the marriages between middle-aged couples.

  • Chinese Suicides

A recent study shows that in China, about 250,000 people commit suicide every year, and suicide has become the prime cause for the death of young people.

In addition, 1.5 million people suffer from emotional trauma brought by the death of their friends or relatives according to the study.

Chinese society is seen by analysts as in a transitional period with economy developing quickly and social disparity becoming wider. The rapid changes in society can cause many people to suffer from mental stress leading to illness.

An investigation shows that in China, psychological diseases has surpassed that of cardiovascular diseases to become the most common disease. Another study shows that in China, some 30 million young people suffer from various kinds of mental illness, with between 21.6%-32% of them being primary or middle school students and 16%-25.4% being college students. The number of students suffering from mental diseases is still on the rise.

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