NY Times article about the legalization of filial piety in China. Filial piety is a key Confucian virtue and, according to the Times, the Chinese enacted a law this week "aimed at compelling adult children to visit their aging parents." It even urges companies to give employees time to visit their parents or send them greetings.
The new Chinese law updates the original folktales about respecting one's elders called "The 24 Paragons of Filial Piety" with a modern twist--buy your parents health insurance and teach them how to use the internet. Thanks to Melissa Seideman for tweeting the link.