A good welfare package, featuring a light work load, a generous pension fund and public health plan, have been taken as entitled rights in Europe. The welfare system is admired by developing countries and serves as a model for development. For many countries in the EU, it is hard now to recall the hard-working spirit of the post-war rebuilding and the economic take-off period decades ago.
China has been boosting distribution of HIV/AIDS tests among spouses of carriers and others who have close contact with them, the statement said, adding that a total of 67.45 million HIV tests were conducted across the country between January and October, up 16.5 percent year-on-year.
In a keynote address at the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival here, the Born to Run singer took the audience on a journey through his musical history.
The suspect, a man believed to be in his 40s, shot a man who had just finished withdrawing 200,000 yuan in front of a bank on Nanjing's Dongmen Street at 9:50 am Friday. The robber then took the money and hopped in a car that sped away from the scene of the crime, Pei Jun, the bureau's deputy chief, said on Friday.
Wang said the living standard of the local people in Tibet has been dramatically improved with their average life expectancy rising to 67 years from the pre-liberation level of 35.5 years.
In Utopia Nowhere: Views of Progress and Nostalgia, an art exhibition at Art + Shanghai, 12 Chinese and foreign artists present their views on China, its current state, its past and its future direction. If this sounds ambitious, it is. Still, this wide remit frees the artists, giving them the opportunity to express themselves around a number of topics. The exhibition aims to illustrate how such concepts relate to one another in the context of culture and society, at both global and local levels, said Ana Gonzalez, co-owner of the gallery.|PICTUREcompetence and will