Traffic police lined up waiting under the hot sun for leader to wipe their sweat

| August 11th, 2010

August 10, 2010, a well-known Chinese blogger Zhang Hongfeng wrote a blog post titled “Wiping Sweat Gate: traffic police lined up under the hot sun for half an hour waiting for political commissar to wipe their sweat”, the article spread on the internet like a wild fire right after it was posted, in less than one day there were over 1,600 posts about “wiping sweat gate” on Sina micro-blog alone, and with over 500 comments. Most people on the internet […]Read more…

Prostitutes paraded through streets causes debate, responsible police suspended

| July 29th, 2010

Recently, Dongguan Police launched a “Creating safety, Welcoming the Asian Games” sweeping the yellow movement. (扫黄: [saohuang] sweeping the yellow: cracking down on pornography and prostitution industry) from which, a set of pictures of prostitutes being paraded through the streets stirred up some heated discussions on the Internet. In these photos, two fashionable suspected prostitutes, not only were barefoot, but also were handcuffed and leashed with a long rope, looking like they were identifying the scene.

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Chinese government installs over 8,000 surveillance cameras monitoring the entire city of Urumqi

| July 2nd, 2010

News background: Urumqi, the capital city of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in northwestern China, where violence often breaks out because of the ongoing ethnic conflict between Han Chinese and Uyghurs. Uyghur is a Turkic ethnic group that is predominantly Muslim and is one of the officially recognized ethnic groups in China.

(From Netease) People’s Net reports, July 2, on the big screen at the command center of the Municipal Public Security Bureau (of Urumqi) clearly showed the real-time images […]Read more…

Shanghai equips with BMW 5 series police cars for the World Expo

| March 31st, 2010

From Netease:

March 30, Shanghai Municipal Public Security Bureau Traffic Police Department was equipped with “BMW 5 Series” police cars for the World Expo escorts. 22 BMW all had lights and sirens installed and police symbols painted on them. These vehicles will be operated by the Shanghai local police in full service of the 2010 World Expo.

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The porno on your cell phone can get you arrested in China

| January 9th, 2010

If you ever travel in China by train, make sure you don’t have any porno on your cell phone, or else you could be jailed!

 

From Zhengzhou evening news:

“A couple arrested for watching porn at home”, an incident happened 7 years ago which had triggered a national debate over the relationships and boundaries between the law and individual rights. Chongqing resident Zhao Peng (not his real name) never would have thought 7 years have passed but similar incident […]Read more…