Guangxi Prov plants 70 power poles in a 300 meter sidewalk

| November 1st, 2014

Just another reminder of how capable the city planners are in China, Beihai City of Guangxi Province shows to the world that it can plant 70 power poles in a 300-meter long sidewalk. Residents in the area complained that the overloaded power poles not only occupy the their walking space, also the criss-crossing wires overhead are invitations for safety hazards.

Oct 31, reporter visited the community management office to find out why that area is in so much need for power. An […]Read more…

School has students lined up and bowed to leaders, triggers mass finger pointing

| July 24th, 2010

In the case of welcoming visiting leaders, it is reasonable for a school to prepare something nice as a token of welcome, such as decking up the paths with colored flags or having students dressed neat in school uniforms.  But making students line up and bow as the team of cars drove pass seems a little too much. As bowing is mostly used in funeral ceremony in China, netizens satirically captioned the scene as seeing hearses off.

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