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Trending news across China on Sept 13

Updated: 2013-09-13 09:57
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Handsome VP

Trending news across China on Sept 13

A photo of the vice-president of the Beijing Language and Culture University's student union has struck up 400,000 clicks in two days on Renren.com, one of the leading social networking service providers in China, People's Daily online reported. The handsome vice-president, David, comes from Russia, and is studying Chinese and Japanese at the university.

Pension reform

The news that topped Sina Weibo's hot topics is Yan Yansui, the main participant of the pension system reform project from Tsinghua University, said that when people retired at 50 years old, the man can be gardener and the woman can do laundry and knit, as an answer to what to do when there is no pension after retiring at 50 and receiving pension at 65. The topic has been forwarded 65,811 times.

Deadly swim

Trending news across China on Sept 13

Two of the three officials from the ethnic and religious affairs bureau of Guangyuan city's Lizhou district drowned during their swim in Jialing River in Guangyuan, Sichuan province, Chinanews.com reported. They were on their way to collect invoices when someone suggested swimming during the hot weather.

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