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Updated: 2013-01-23 07:23
( China Daily)

Corruption must be eliminated

Comment on "Fight affordable housing theft" (China Daily, Jan 17)

A friend of mine took her aged and very ill father recently to a local hospital to see a doctor and obtained a ticket to wait her turn. After waiting for a long time, she enquired with the reception staff when her father would eventually be able to see a doctor.

To her surprise, my friend found out that most of the tickets had been usurped by a person with connections to the hospital staff and he was selling them at the hospital gate for a premium. And shockingly, my friend was encouraged to buy one from him to consult a doctor if she wanted to consult a doctor.

Why has corruption become so endemic? We should root out corruption immediately.

Dobby, on China Daily website

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(China Daily 01/23/2013 page9)

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