Signs of corruption in Macau casinos

| December 14th, 2012
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In recent years casino tourism in Macau has exceeded that of every other area of the world, including famous Las Vegas, NV. In 2011, Macau pulled in five times the revenue of Vegas after collecting $33.5 Billion in revenue. Macau is now considered to be the new gambling Mecca of the globe, a title that Las Vegas held for decades. Unfortunately, Macau’s new status does come at a price as the seeds of corruption have begun to creep up in [...]Read more…

Government official fired, all because of a smile…

| September 23rd, 2012
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From Weibo and other sources:

The “8·26” serious traffic accident in Yan’an, Shaanxi caused 36 deaths and 3 injuries. A picture of Yang Dacai, chief of Shaanxi Administration of Work Safety, smiling on the spot triggered heated discussion. Some netizens utilized “human flesh search engine” and uploaded more pictures of Yang online. Many a netizens claimed that he wore luxury watches like Rolex, TAG Heuer and Rado. Yang Dacai was caught in a wave of questioning.

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Son of official disfigured 16-year-old girl after being rejected

| February 26th, 2012
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(From Jinghua.com) On Feb 24th, an weibo entry accusing son of an official set a girl on fire with lighter fluid after being turned down went viral in the Internet. According to  “安徽呱蛋合肥” who made the post, the accident happened on Sept 17th, 2011. 17-year-old boy Tao Rukun (陶汝坤), whose father is a government official in the Audit Office of Hefei City, forced into 16-year-old girl Zhou Yan’s(周岩) house, and poured lighter fluid over Zhou Yan’s head then lit it [...]Read more…

Unfinished villa cluster becomes ghost town

| December 25th, 2011
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“On the north end of Bahe East Road, there is a cluster of villas standing in the middle of weeds and trees, looking just like those little castles from fairy tales. Surprisingly they are all empty.” Netizen “摸摸无鱼" wrote on Huashang Forum and posted some photos, “I heard that they have been abandoned for years. What a pity, not only that they are occupying this large area of land for no purpose, also that they are fine houses left [...]Read more…

Zhao Meimei flaunting wealth incident, exposure of corruption or jealousy attack?

| December 6th, 2011
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On December 4th, a forum post on Tianyan.cn (already removed) titled “Hubei (province) Zhao Meimei, daughter of secretary drives a Benz and shows cleavage in USA” gained much public attention and was massively reposted onto various Chinese forums around the country.  Only a little more than two hundred words and a few pictures, this post claimed this Zhao Meimei (nick named after Guo Meimei, the 20 year-old girl claimed to work for the red cross and flaunted about her luxury [...]Read more…

College teacher demands Chunghwa cigarettes from students

| December 2nd, 2011
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From QQ:

To become student cadre must send gifts, receiving scholarships have to pay commission, and diploma is exchanged with Chunghwa cigarettes.   Recently, a college teacher was exposed of openly demanding bribes from students via text messages.  Reporter then learned from the school, “this staff hired from outside” was already dismissed yesterday.

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17 million yuan invested, luxury cruise boat sinks at christening ceremony

| October 12th, 2011
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From Phoenix News:

On October 10th, a microblog user posted a entry with photos, claiming that "A luxury boat named ‘JiuGang’ (酒钢号, named after Jiuquan Iron And Steel Group) sank when it was put in the water for the first time." The entry attracted a lot of attention. Later that day, Lanzhou Ministry of Transportation responded that the issue was already resolved. The boat was towed ashore and there were no causalities . They explained the accident was caused by mishandling [...]Read more…

Society portray

| October 1st, 2011
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This post has been circulating the Internet appearing in blogs, forums and also via email

Now days –

Greenhouse messed up the seasons,

Xiaojie (sex worker) messed up seniority in the family,

Guanxi (connection) messed up procedures,

Public security messed up orders,

Money messed up officialdom.

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Government official aims to sleep with 1000 women and keeps track in a journal

| September 7th, 2011
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From Chinanews:

The former deputy secretary-general of Jiangxi provincial government Wu Zhiming was arrested on his bed with two of his mistresses. Along with his arrest, a few condoms, Viagra and two journal books titled "Pleasure diary". The first diary records the personal information of the 136 mistresses he had and the frequency, location, feeling, degree of satisfaction of the sex they had. On the second diary, each page was attached with one pubic hair from the women he slept with. [...]Read more…

Journalists threatened during farmland issue investigation, police refuse to help

| May 19th, 2011
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From Xinhua News:

Local farmers hold banners to require government to give back their farmland

Three Xinhua News Agency journalists were threatened during an investigation of farmland transfer issue in a place in Hebei Province just 40 km away from Beijing three days ago. To their surprise, the local police turned down their request when asked for protection.

The journalists came to Xianghe County in Hebei province to investigate the farmland transfer issue which was reported by the local villagers. Upon their arrival, [...]Read more…

Law student almost got arrested for attempt to capture cadre’s privilege moment

| January 30th, 2011
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With weibo (China twitter) roaring high in China, Chinese netizens are now more inclined to share their everyday incidents online with photos. Thus they are ready to take snapshots whenever they see something worth sharing or discussion. However, a law student from Beijing University almost got arrested when trying to take a photo of assumingly cadre’s privilege moment at the train station. The post was first saw on Beijing University BBS, and became topic of the day followed by massive [...]Read more…

When low-rent housing becomes civil servant’s year-end bonus

| January 28th, 2011
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From LWGCW:

When (春运 Chunyun) the mass passenger transportation is occurring around the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year), to many people this means after a whole year of busy work, it is time to take a break to relax for a while. Of course, some are happy and some are sad. Unlike other company’s year-end bonus being a round-trip ticket, or traveling abroad, the unlucky ones like the employees at Youngor Textile Printing and Dyeing Co. in Ningbo (宁波雅戈尔日中纺织印染有限公司) received the [...]Read more…

Private club provides dating service for rich and powerful to keep mistresses

| December 18th, 2010
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From Netease:

CNcard.com reports on December 18, early December, Xiao Li who just graduated from a university in Changchun found a tempting advertisement on the Internet. “The ad said that there will be a ‘dating events for the rich and the powerful’ (富豪相亲会) in Changchun, I called the number and was told that all the men have money and high status, wanted to recruit quality girls to meet them.” Xiao Li said he was skeptical when first communicated with the [...]Read more…

Shenzhen elevator beating incident

| November 26th, 2010
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From Tianya:

These days a program called “the First Scene” on the Shenzhen local TV station aired a surveillance video clip showing a man senselessly beating another man in the elevator. The suspect was reported to be Australian Chinese named Liu Zinan (刘子楠).  In the end, the victim’s arm was broken and his face stitched up. The police eventually sentenced Liu 10 days in detention and a 500 yuan fine.  Netizens nation wide thought the punishment was laughably too light.

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