- KFC adds shaobing to set menu [China Daily]
From next Monday, all KFC stores will start serving shaobing, but only during breakfast period. Other details, like pricing, shape, taste, and what KFC is going to call it, are being kept under wraps till June 15.
- Ma calls for agreement on use of traditional Chinese [Taipei Times]
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said yesterday he hoped that Taiwan could reach an agreement with Beijing on the teaching of traditional and simplified Chinese characters at schools for overseas Taiwanese and Chinese, whereby students would be taught to read traditional characters and write simplified characters.
- Naked Escorts in Wuhan Bar [Danwei]
In recent months, our newspaper has been receiving letters from readers reporting that the May Flower nightclub in Wuchang offers “naked escort” services.
- China plans new terracotta army dig [Al-Jazeera English] Chinese archaeologists are set to begin a fresh round of excavations at the site of the ancient terracotta warriors, hoping to uncover more secrets of China’s first emperor.
- Palau to resettle 17 Guantánamo detainees [UK Guardian]
Pacific island nation will receive development funds and aid worth up to $200m in return, US official says
- 1/3 Chinese officials ‘networking’ at bars, survey [People’s Daily Online] About one third of 105 county- and district-level officials from four provinces say visiting entertainment venues such as health spas and karaoke bars is part of their “networking duty”, a poll shows.
- Women’s carriage in subway? [People’s Daily Online] Morning rush means a battle to get on, and once the battle is won, another might begin. Many women complain about being harassed in crowded subway carriages, and some have proposed a women-only carriage. But the idea isn’t winning much support.