[LINK] Australia and China

stephen at melbpc.org.au stephen at melbpc.org.au
Tue May 5 20:47:56 AEST 2009

Rick writes,
>> A county in central China has ordered officials to smoke nearly a
>> quarter of a million packs of cigarettes ever year, in the hopes of
>> raising tax revenues.
>> Gong'an county told civil servants and teachers to smoke 230,000 packs
>> Those who do not smoke enough .. face being fined, or even fired .. 
> $ date
> Tue 5 May 2009 20:00:09 EST  I'm confused with 1 Apr 2009. cheers rickw

Agreed, Rick .. it's astonishing .. and same thought . it must be a joke.

Apparently not.  How can Australia deal with such a govermnent in future?

Kill people painfully, for money? So, capitalism is bad & communism good? 

Simply astonishing.


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