Government official fired, all because of a smile…

| September 23rd, 2012

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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Mystery woman in black behind Obama at the town hall meeting becomes popular and speaks out

| November 24th, 2009

[From NetEase and many others] During President Barack Obama’s town hall meeting at the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, a beautiful Chinese girl dressed in black appeared in many photos and videos of the scene with the President. Quickly the photos along with the mystery girl became popular on the Chinese internet. The mysteries identity of the beauty let to her Human Flesh Search. She is Shanghai’s image ambassador, Fan Bingbing’s relative, Yang Lan’s niece and many other speculations […]Read more…

AIDS Female Prostitute Blog was a Hoax

| October 20th, 2009

A blog supposedly written by a HIV-infected prostitute named Yan Deli (闫德利) exposing 279 of her “sex contacts” swept the internet and was heavily covered by the Chinese internet media. Later there were also reports on “the reason she did this was to find her fiancé”. However it turned out, all of it was just a hoax. The police have already been involved. They suspected Yan Deli’s ex-boyfriend was behind the incident.

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Girl has AIDS exposing 279 Sex Contacts

| October 17th, 2009

[Netease] Recently, a woman named Yan Deli (闫德利) claiming to be from Rongcheng Country, Hebei Province, in her blog exposed 279 phone numbers which belonged to the guys she had had sex with in the past. She also claimed that she has gotten AIDS. This news caused a great stir on the Internet, so called “sexual contact numbers” spread throughout the Chinese forums. In order to confirm the claims made by Yan Deli were true, reporter contacted these numbers, […]Read more…

Regimental Commander and his Wife both Fired

| October 14th, 2009

[Tianya] Responding to the incident of “Regimental Commander’s wife at Mogao Caves” couple days ago, on October 10th, the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps press office (新疆生产建设兵团新闻办公室) said that the recent spread of the post “the regimental commander and his wife used government vehicles for traveling during the holiday, and had conflict with the staff at the tourist attraction” on the internet has attracted the attentions of leaders of the Military Corps. The Crops has instructed the relevant department […]Read more…

The Ugly Scenes of the Regimental Commander’s Wife at Mogao Caves

| October 9th, 2009

[Netease] Scene 1: October 6th 11:30 am (day six of the National Holiday), in the crowded tourist attraction – Mogao Caves when a middle age lady was touching the thousand-year-old Western Xia Dynasty cave painting with her hands, she was stopped by the 19-year-old commentator. The old lady was furious and left. But she came back almost immediately followed by two huge guys, walking straight towards the brave commentator who told her to “not touching the cave painting”. Two […]Read more…

China Cracks Down on Internet “Losers”

| August 10th, 2009

Today I learned a new Chinese slang, 庐舍: (Pinyin: Lu She). The original meaning is “farmhouse”. When used as slang it is a phonetic translation of the English word “Loser”. Internet definition: Netizens who are over-indulged in the internet community on chat, animation, games and making friends etc. activities, without ambition and just muddling along. This group of people are so called “Loser Group” or “Loser Clan” (“庐舍族”). This forum post explains with a nice piece of “anti-loser” music video […]Read more…

China Internet Phenomenon, “Jia Junpeng (贾君鹏), your mom tells you to go home to eat”

| July 17th, 2009

Jia Junpeng became instantly famous because of a phrase on the internet. July 16 2009 someone wrote a post on Baidu WoW (World of War craft) forum with the title “Jia Junpeng, your mom tells you to go home to eat” Up to 9 pm the next day it already had 243,000 replies and 6 million clicks.

The poster has the IP address of “222.94.255.*”. The content of the post only has 2 letters “rt” is the abbreviation for “see title” […]Read more…

A Series of Post-90s Generation’s Bad Behaviors

| July 10th, 2009

One of the hot topics on the Chinese internet is the Post-90s generation (people who were born after 1990, Chinese teenagers). The general impression is Post 90s kids are “out of control”, “behaving badly”. They “have metal problems” and are “engaging in sexual activities way too early” etc…

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Post 90s “Bag Girl” being Naughty at Auto Show or Just another Business Scheme

| May 5th, 2009

From KDS

Recently the story about this “bag girl” (麻袋女) is all over the internet. It’s this post 90s generation girl who went to the Shanghai International Auto Show carrying a huge bag of cash. She asks people to take her pictures, then she would take money out of the bag and give to people as tips for taking her picture @@…

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Peasant Worker Affected City’s Appearance Took a Beating

| April 11th, 2009

From QQ BBS

In Chongqing (重庆) a peasant worker takes a nap in front of a shop’s display window on the Guanyin bridge pedestrian street. Because of his public display is considered affecting the city’s appearance, a security guard from some company comes to intervene, resulting in security guard beating up the peasant worker in the middle of the street.

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