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Xinhua: Experts call for rescue of sperm, private airlines, Warner Brothers

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Xinhua roundup:
China's private airlines ready to fly

The Okay Airways Co., Ltd. is expected to be China's first private airline to start flying by the end of this year, while two others are also ready to fly, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

The company is undergoing the last step of examination, which is expected to end by November 20. If approved, it will become China's first private airline to take off.

Meanwhile, the nation's sperm banks are crying out for help:

Experts call for rescue of sperm

Sperm shortage will always exist in China," said Li Zheng, a doctor and expert in the Department of Andrology at Renji Hospital in discussing the widespread social attention paid to the Shanghai's notorious sperm shortage. Li's words can also be reversed: demand for sperm in China will always be excessive.

In Beijing, Warner Brothers are investing in a groundbreaking film production joint venture:

Warner Brothers to launch China’s first film-making venture

U.S. film giant Warner Brothers Pictures, the movie-making unit of Time Warner Inc., said it would set up its first movie production joint venture in China with State-owned China Film Group and the privately-run Hengdian Group.

The Beijing-based Warner China Film, the first film-making venture since the Chinese Government relaxed its laws governing the industry in December, would produce, market and distribute Chinese-language feature films, TV movies and animation, a joint statement said late Thursday.

Warner will hold 30 percent of the new venture, while China Film Group, the country’s largest, will own 40 percent, with eastern Zhejiang Province-based conglomerate Hengdian Group taking the remainder.

And the well endowed lass pictured above? Well, she's from Xinhua's extensive gallery of images entitled Torrie Wilson: from WWE Diva to Playboy covergirl, which you can find here.

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