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Public or Private? National Sports Stadium Accused of Charging High Ticket Price

November 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Business, Government

Legal Daily (法制日报), a Beijing-based newspaper, published a piece this week looking at the ticket price of China’s National Sports Stadium or the “bird’s nest.” Below are some excerpts: “We’re very disappointed the National Sports Stadium doesn’t sell half-price tickets to our seniors,”  said grey-haired Wang Huifu, 70. Some senior high and colleague students are, [...]

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National Fitness Day For Who?

November 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Government, Sports Regime

OK, we’ll try to put this as simple as we can. From Xinhua: China has proposed a regulation that could see all public sports facilities open for free every August 8, with the date marking the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympics possibly being designated as a national fitness day. Under the regulation, all levels [...]

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