Graft fight enters marriage
CHINA-The ruling Communist Party has demanded senior officials report when they dump or lose spouses, in the latest stab at tackling corruption.
CHINA-The ruling Communist Party has demanded senior officials report when they dump or lose spouses, in the latest stab at tackling corruption. This is part of the requirement on disclosure of personal assets. Under the latest rules, senior party members will have to submit reports detailing the overseas business dealings of spouses and children. So when an official changes a spouse, government must be informed officially so that the new member can be tracked.
Penis a factor in recruitment
INDONESIA-Indonesia's Papua has announced that all males who have had penis enlargement will be disqualified from the current police recruitment. According to the Papua police chief, Bekto Suprapto, any man whose penis has been enlarged is considered unfit to join the police or the military. â€œThe unnatural size causes "hindrance during training," the police spokesman Zainuri Lubis explained. Papuans use a local technique to achieve the enlargement. They wrap the penis with leaves from the gatal-gatal (itchy) tree so that it swells up like it has been stung by a bee.
Gifts given to celebrate divorce
UNITED KINGDOM-A British department store chain has created a gift list for those wishing to help a loved one with the pain and party atmosphere of modern divorce. Forty-five percent of British marriages are likely to end in divorce according to the Office for National Statistics. Debenhams said divorce gifts help a person who loses a home or has had to divide assets. The London law firm Lloyd Platt & Company said it had been swamped with enquiries after it started offering gift vouchers for divorce advice. Items on the Debenhams divorce gift list include cookware, cutlery, crockery, glasses, bed linen, towels, small electrical goods such as toasters and microwaves as well as non-iron shirts, large plasma screen TVs and computer games.
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