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《京 华时报》消息，一份在中国10个城市开展的调查显示，我国城市女性生活质量呈现下降趋势。城市女性最焦虑的事情是物价上涨、买不起房和家庭收入低。大约 70%的受访女性认为最幸福的事是家人健康，约66%的女性则认为是家庭和睦，约36%的女性则认为孩子有进步才是他们最幸福的事。同时，城市女性对工作 满意度值不高，职场竞争激烈和单位裁员成为女性工作压力的主要来源。这份调查在北京、上海、广州、深圳等城市展开。受访女性平均年龄为35岁。
Urban women find life quality decreasing
A new survey of women in 10 Chinese cities shows that the standard of living for urban women is declining, the Beijing Times reports. Urban women are also most anxious about rising prices, not being able to afford a house and low family-income, survey results showed. Almost 70 percent of women surveyed said the most important thing for happiness was their family's health; 66 percent said it was harmony within the family. About 36 percent said they get happiness from their children's progress. Low job satisfaction, fierce workplace competition and lay-offs all contributed to women's work pressure. The survey was carried out in cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. The surveyed women had an average age of 35.
Chongqing students face new requirement
The Chongqing government is requiring more than 700,000 college students to participate in a "social practice" for at least four months in an effort to make them more well-rounded, Chongqing Evening News reports. Students may take up a paid internship, plant trees, learn farming or industrial production techniques or participate in military training, among other activities.
KFC, Pizza Hut duped
Two large delivery orders placed Monday morning on Nov. 8 to a Pizza Hut and KFC in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, are now under investigation after no one claimed them, Modern Gold Newspaper reports. A KFC restaurant received an order worth 1,700 yuan, while a Pizza Hut restaurant received one worth 3,000 yuan -- both the largest ever for each restaurant. When staff delivered the orders to the designated address at Tianning Building, no one claimed them.
Guangzhou airport steps up security
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport steps up security measures today as the Asian Games will open this Friday. Every passenger will go through a double-check process and must remove their shoes to have them x-rayed, reports the Guangzhou Daily.
Lipstick blamed for boy's death
A 6-year-old boy from Liaocheng, Shandong Province, died after applying lipstick that came with a bag of Menghuan Tianshi snacks, Qilu Evening News reports. Menghuan Tianshi, which costs 0.35 yuan, has Quality Safety (QS) approval.