1, Shanghai government has reportedly announced
that it will not impose property tax on the first home buyers,
which means the non first time property investors will be
required to pay on the value of the property being taxed.
Chinese authority expects that measures like this would help
bringing down China’s sky-rock housing price which is the
main cause of creating bubbles in China’s economy.
However, the new tax will certainly upset the
people with multiple properties and those professional property
2, Shanghai authority has reportedly declared
that it will introduce an effective measure to ensure the
food safety in the world expo. by using a newly developed
high-tech device to detect contamination sources that include genetically
modified food and other toxic and harmful ingredients.
However, not everyone is impressed with the
new measure. And the following are some online comments posted
It’s outrageous! Shanghai authority dares to
mention GM food in the same breath as the toxic and harmful
elements! Haven’t some Chinese GM scientists and their associated
American companies and organizations repeatedly told you
guys that they are 100 percent safe to consume? How could
you disappoint your honoured American guests by refusing
to serve them with GM food? They promote it so eagerly, they
must love it!
I agree that we must promote GM food to our
dear foreign friends as a way to share the great advantage
that science has brought to us.
That's right. It is Chinese tradition to offer
the best that one has to his guests. It would be rude if
we only keep the GM food for ourselves.
To keep good things like GM food for its people
only is not how a responsible country should behave.
Especially to the honoured guests form the
other side of the Pacific Ocean, we must offer them our best
food – genetically modified food.
Hi, those fanatic GM food promoters, now it’s
time for you to shine!
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