Is it a positive step forward?
Topic2 Freeing Venomous SnakesRecently, a woman is accused of freeing venomous snakes into a Guangdong Province park as part of a Buddhist practice to create good karma.
Later the police find that the snakes are actually released in a mountain in the suburban area of Yingde city, instead of a downtown park. However, does this make the woman's act right?
Topic3 City invests 5m building bridges for migrating macaquesTwo bridges are being built in order to create a path for rhesus monkeys to migrate over a reservoir in Henan Province that has cut their habitat in half. The report said it was the first time in China's history that bridges were being built for the sole purpose of providing a migration path for a wild animal.
Is the plan necessary?
Topic4 China Needs A Brain Death LawOrgan donation is not an easy decision to make for many Chinese, not to mention letting the procedure go forward when a person's heart is still beating. So when the family of a young man who had been pronounced brain dead as a result of a terminal braintumor decided to donate his heart earlier this year, the generous move received wide attention.
But it also triggered debate over the legitimacy of the operation, as brain death is still not a legally recognized concept in China.
Why was there controversy?
Topic5 The survival crisis of Chinese time-honored brandsIn Beijing, the Xicheng District government has set up a special fund to protect and develop time-honored Chinese brands, with a yearly investment of 20 million yuan.
These time-honored brands or Lao Zi Hao have had their days of glory. However, they suffer from a survival crisis in China now.
Should we care?
Topic6 End of the road for Shanghai's Segway ridersEastern China's metropolis of Shanghai has moved to regulate on the use of motorized personal transport vehicles.
Shanghai police has issued a reminder to owners of motorized personal transporters, such as the two-wheeled Segway and electric unicycle, that they should not ride them on the roads.
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