China’s Cosmo is Missing Some Important Pages

| June 28th, 2010

Everywhere in Beijing, bus stops and magazine stands have advertised the June issue of Cosmo, with a purple-clad Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker on the front cover. As I’m unfamiliar with the international magazine industry as it relates to China, I was eager to obtain a copy and see for myself what this hefty, 362 page issue contained. I flipped past the beauty, the fashion and the countless ads all the way to the end, and […]Read more…

Chinese swingers sentenced to jail time

| May 23rd, 2010

ChinaHush reported on April 3, 2010 that prosecutors charged 22 alleged swingers in east China for “group licentiousness,” a crime subject to a sentencing of a maximum five-year prison sentence.

Last Thursday, associate professor Ma Yaohai, 53, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison, according to a Global Times article. The other 21 people were also sentenced for jail time.

Ma, who works at an unnamed university, organized a swingers club in Jiangsu Province, which hosted 35 parties […]Read more…