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Clothes hung on a so-called wall of kindness

The Chinese "Wall of Kindness"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 An Orthodox cross

The Russian Orthodox church will pay its bill using prayers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

India cell phone

The Freedom 251 phone from India.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WhatsApp emojis showing same-sex couples and familiesGay-themed emoji

 

 

A Chinese city shuts down its untidy 'wall of kindness'

A charity that collects warm clothes for homeless people in China has closed.

The collection centre was in an underpass at a railway station in Kunming.

A row of hangers was put up there so people to leave their unwanted clothes.

The clothes were to stop homeless people from being cold winter.

But on Sunday the authorities closed it down after local people complained that the site was a huge mess.

The first charity wall of kindness appeared in Iran in late 2015.

 

A Russian church pays its debt with prayers

A Russian Orthodox Church diocese has paid a debt to a supplier by promising to pray for them.

The diocese in the city of Nizhny Novgorod owed $11,500 to the company Era for a heating system.

When the church could only pay half the cash, the company was unhappy.

Luckily for the church, the company's owners are Orthodox believers, and the two parties agreed the church could repay the money with prayers.

The company’s owner says "We trust them to pray for us."

 

An Indian company is making the world's cheapest smartphone

An Indian company has made what they say is the world's cheapest smartphone.

Ringing Bells said their Freedom 251 phone would cost less than $7.

The phone has 8GB storage and cameras in the front and back.

India is the world's second-largest mobile market and has one billion phone users.

"We think it will bring a revolution in the industry," the company said.

Ringing Bells was set up a few months ago.

At present, the firm gets parts from other countries and assembles them in India.

 

Indonesia wants gay-themed emojis removed

Indonesia wants social networking sites to remove emojis that show same-sex couples.

The messaging app, Line, has already dropped them.

They say they had many complaints from users.

Now the Indonesian government is asking companies like Facebook and WhatsApp to do the same and change the emojis within the country

We have our own rules which they must respect," government spokesman Ismail Cawidu said.

Homosexuality is legal in Indonesia but most of the country’s Muslim majority don’t talk openly about sexuality.

One human rights group says any this tells the public to oppose gay freedom.