Tuesday, March 28, 2006

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Selected articles from this morning's Youth Daily paper:

公交轮渡票价维持不变
Despite rising gasoline prices, the price of a ferry ticket across the Huanpu will not rise. City gov't promises protection of ferry operator salaries.
交大辅导员必须建博客和同学交心
All 208 professors who are advisors at Jiaotong University are required to set up personal websites and make a minimum number of posts to the school BBS in order to stay in touch with the students. Profs who fail to meet the requirements will not be included in the promotion process. A "blogging contest" will be held at the end of this year.
机场公交专线延时运营3小时
To accomodate passengers on the new red-eye flights flying into Hongqiao Airport, the special airport bus lines will extend their operating day by 3 hours. The last bus will leave at 1:30am.
百零五间小憩天天猫厕所
Shanghai's white-collar workers work so hard and don't want to be caught slacking, that they have taken to napping in toilet stalls on their lunch break. According to posts on "white-collar BBSs", this is not an uncommon thing.
出租车内男婴顺利降生
A baby boy is born in Mr Sha's Dazhong taxi.
易趣热卖名牌服饰惹官司
eBay China gets sued over the use of brand names on its website.

I got through about 2/3 of the paper on my ride to school this morning. Those articles are just a sample that reflect my interests. The rest are the usual national, international, financial, entertainment, etc.

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