Wednesday, April 26, 2006

At least one good thing about change in China.

Finally back and past my jet lag. American Airlines sucks the big one! Suffice it to say they jerked me around yet again. Then again, some of it is the fault of the Texan who rolled his SUV on Highway 183 just west of DFW, making me almost miss the plane. However that still does not excuse charging for beer!

The Peking Duck has pointed out at least one good thing that is happening in China these days:

Beijing - Bra producers have been forced to offer bigger cup-sizes in China because improved nutrition is busting all previous chest measurement records.

"It's so different from the past when most young women would wear A- or B-cup bras," Triumph brand salesperson Zhang Jing told the Shanghai Daily from the Landmark Plaza of China's commercial hub. "You... never expect those thin women to have such nice figures if they are not plastic."

The report, seen on the daily's Web site on Tuesday, said that the Hong Kong-based lingerie firm Embry Group no longer produces A-cups for larger chest circumferences and has increased production of C-, D- and E-cup bras to meet the pressing demand.

The Beijing Institute of Clothing Technology released a report last week saying the average chest circumference of Chinese women has risen by nearly 1cm to 83,53cm since the early 1990s, the daily said.

Probably still a ways to go before they catch up with this, however:


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