China Lifts Ban on Bald Taiwanese

Controversial travel restrictions lifted
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2010 8:46 AM CDT
China Lifts Ban on Bald Taiwanese
China loosens up on bald Taiwanese men.   (Flickr)

(Newser) – If you're a bald Taiwanese man, good news: China wants you back. The southern Chinese city of Xiamen has axed a controversial visa restriction that barred hairless people from applying for the one-year multiple-entry permits most common among business travelers. Authorities had said that the ban was a protective measure because "it was easier for bald people to disguise themselves." No figures were kept on how many people have been denied entry, reports the Telegraph.
(Read more Taiwan stories.)

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