yesterday was

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A good day for:

Dutch drug dealers, who are now to be permitted to sign on for unemployment benefit. According to a social affairs ministry spokesman: "Dealers who keep to the rules under which sales of soft drugs... are tolerated should be able to sign on like anyone else", as long as they have kept up with their contributions.

A bad day for:

Chinese cockroaches, with the launch of an extermination campaign. The vice-director of Beijing Public Health Commission announced a target to kill five cockroaches in five rooms out of every hundred infested. The Chinese cockroach problem is blamed on foreigners.