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No children? Pay a tax, Chinese academics suggest

Asia Pacific / Social Issues Aug 18, 2018

No children? Pay a tax, Chinese academics suggest

Two Chinese academics have proposed a controversial idea to encourage childbirth as their country faces an aging population: Make people with no or fewer than two children pay into a "maternity fund." The suggestion sparked a furious social media debate in a country whose population ...

Cristiano Ronaldo set for Serie A debut with Juventus

Soccer Aug 18, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo set for Serie A debut with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo will make his much-anticipated Serie A debut for Juventus, which opens its campaign for an eighth straight Italian League title on Saturday against a somber backdrop of a country in mourning following the Genoa bridge disaster. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner was the ...

Police question ex-Nihon U. coaches

More Sports / Football Aug 18, 2018

Police question ex-Nihon U. coaches

Police have questioned two former coaches of Nihon University's American football team on a voluntary basis after one of its players who injured an opponent with a dangerous tackle said he was ordered by the two to do so, investigative sources said on Friday. Former ...