A new national law introduced this week requires the off spring of parents older than 60 to visit their parents“frequently”and make sure their financial and spiritual needs are met. On Tuesday, Xinhua reported a news that a 77-year-old woman from Jiangsu city of Wuxi sued her daughter for neglecting her. In the first case after the new law came into effect, the local court ruled that her daughter must visit her at least twice a month and provide financial support. But the law’s introduction has proved controversial. Some say it puts too much pressure on those who move away from home for work, study or other opportunities.
中国人的姓名通常姓(family name)在前，名(givenname)在后。中国有10多亿个名字，所以人们即便在随意场合也可能会连名带姓地介绍自己，这是很寻常的。历史上，人名的受欢迎稈度会随着时事而变化。例如，文化大革命(Cultural Rcvolution)期间，“红”颇受欢迎，因其代表“革命”。20世纪80年代改革开放时期，“致富”成为一个名字，因其意为“变得富有”。
In China the family name is usually in front of the given name. It isn't unusual for a man to introduce himself by his family name with given name even incasual situations because there are more than abillion given names. The Chinese given name has a history of changing with popularity depending on what events were going on. For instance,during the Cultural Revolution Hong (the color red) was very popular as it presentsrevolution. During the reform and opening up in the 1980s, Zhifu became one given name asit means “getting rich”.
These days, lots of people do their shopping in the comfort of their homes with the help of the Intemet. Online shopping has become one of people's favorite ways of shopping. For consumers, online shopping offers not only convenience, broader selection and competitive pricing, but also easier access to goods information. For businesses, the Internet brings in more customers and offers a larger market. For the entire market-oriented economy, this new type of shopping method can allocate resources with greater efficiency on a broader scale in a more extensive dimension.
Typically, “empty nester” refers to the middle-aged and elderly people whose children have left home. Nowadays, along with the advance of aging of the society, there are more and more empty nesters, which have become a social issue that cannot be ignored. At the same time, it also leads another problem--empty nest syndrome--a psychological disorder the middle-aged and elderly people suffered, which is caused by the absence of their children who move out of home due to work, study, marriage and so on.