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When An Elderly Man Falls In China

On 26th Nov. 2013, an elderly man fell while crossing the street in Jinghua, China.

A few passersby stopped their bikes and formed a circle to prevent other riders hitting the man. The man tried to stand up by himself, but failed. People stood around looking at each other, but no one dared to help the old man stand up. They called police and ambulance, and after examination. it was found that the elderly man had no serious injuries.

Some Chinese are loath to give assistance because of incidents like the one below:

Earlier this month, two high school students helped an elderly man up from his fallen bicycle, but the man accused the two students of knocking him down and demanded they pay for his medical expenses. The parents of the students paid 1200 yuan ($200). These two students then posted an online request for witnesses. A shop owner and some customers who saw the fall went to the police to give evidence. The old man had to return the money to the two students.

Communist China Tops the World PDF Print E-mail
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Communist China tops the world in the following:

1. China’s investment in education is not able to compete with Uganda, the number of children dropping out of school is the highest in the world.

2. China's poor families children admitted to universities, but poverty leads to parents, or family members suicide, again the highest in the world!

3. China's 900 million farmers have hardly any medical and social security welfare.

4. The annual number of mine disasters and the number of miners killed, is the world's highest.

5. In the past 10 years, corrupt communist leaders have transferred US$50 billion of China’s State assets to their overseas accounts, the largest systematic corruption in the world.

6. Every year, extravagance and waste by communist government officials of China cost the  public more than $US 44 billion. It is equal to the cost of the Three Gorges project, (another disastrous waste) and Chinese Government official car costs add up to more than $US 29 billion --- the highest in the world.

7. While millions of children in rural China study in extremely dangerous classrooms, the budget for the state run CCTV building is $US 1.3 billion.

8. Among big countries in the world, China is still the only one that charges high school fees for elementary and intermediate education; one student’s four years tuition fee at university is equivalent to 41 years of earnings for a peasant family, it is 3 times higher than Japan, which the world's second highest tuition fees.

 

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 August 2010 14:39
 

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