- Something fishy is going on at a restaurant in Changchun, Jilin Province: “At the Zaotaiyu restaurant, when a waitress takes an order, she must bend forward so the patron can stare at her breasts and read the menu. Each sign on each breast bears the names of dishes and prices … The metal menus are shaped like curved fish, but they look like bras if seen from at a distance. The Zaotaiyu restaurant features fish dishes. More menus are pinned on waitress’ backs. So waitresses must keep turning around as a customer keeps ordering. A male customer said he was thrilled at the innovation, but got very uncomfortable when it was his turn to order.”
- Much of the world’s timber that results from illegal logging makes its way through China and ends up in the United States, Japan and the European Union, a new study shows.
- A reason Japanese visit Shanghai you might not have known about: heart transplants.
- Yao Ming is an investor in top100.cn, an online music download site.
- Illegal fishing at the mouth of the Yangtze is now, er, illegal.
- “Real estate babes” invade Shanghai.
- Howard French: “American influence over China has peaked, and may have entered an era of long-term and perhaps accelerating decline.”
- How much would you pay to see Robin Gibb perform in Shanghai? If you said an average of 800 yuan, you are correct — and completely out of your mind.
- China is increasing taxes on “everything from gas-guzzling vehicles to chopsticks.” And Imagethief can’t stop thinking about disposable wooden chopsticks.
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