Young compensated dating girls in Shanghai

| November 24th, 2011
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From China News Weekly:

Enjo-kōsai (援助交际) shortened form enkō (援交) means "compensated dating" and is a practice which originated in Japan where older men give money and/or luxury gifts to attractive women for their companionship and, possibly, for sexual favors. The female participants range from primarily school-aged girls to housewives.

In 2006, Japanese freelance writer Nakayama Miri wrote in her autobiography My Notes on Compensated Dating at Age Sixteen, “in Tokyo downtown shopping district, I was driving a remarkable red sports car, [...]Read more…

Yan Fengjiao’s indecent photos incident organizer to be deported from China

| November 13th, 2011
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From Netease:

Maybe you have never heard of the name Cai Guangming (蔡光明), but certainly you have heard of Yan Fengjiao (闫凤娇), a female contestant on the TV dating show If You Are the One, gained much media attention because of her indecent photos incident. Today, Pilipino male Cai Guangming, suspect in the organizing obscene performance case was sentenced at the Shanghai First Intermediate People’s Court. Defendant Cai Guangming was found guilty of crime of organizing obscene performances and group licentiousness [...]Read more…

China’s famous English teacher beats his American wife

| October 6th, 2011
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Early this September, a famous Chinese celebrity Li Yang was exposed in a scandal of domestic violence. Li was probably the most famous English teacher in China, best known for his "Crazy English," a popular method of language learning he invented, in which yelling at the top of one’s lungs is a good way to learn English (yet many criticize it as some sort of travelling preachers or even cult). He married an American wife and the couple had 3 [...]Read more…

15 year old son of Chinese general drives BMW and assaults a couple violently

| September 16th, 2011
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From Netease:

A couple was hit violently by the son of a Chinese Army general and famous tenor Li Shuangjiang (李双江) in a dispute near a residential area of Haidian District, Beijing on 6th September. This incident gained huge attention from the public in China. General Li Shuangjiang’s son, the name of which was kept because of his young age will be put in detention for one year according to the Beijing police.

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Wedding photos in Nazi uniform criticized by netizens

| September 13th, 2011
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From MOP:

A newlywed couple posted their wedding photos on the Internet. The post titled "My Wedding Party Photos in Nazi’s Military Uniform! Everyone, Don’t Be too Harsh!" included photos of the couple playing costume play (Cosplay). The bride was dressed as robot girl, a figure from a famous Manga and the groom who is more controversy dressed as a Nazi in a SS military uniform. Instead of blessings their wedding photos are criticized by the netizens.

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Free admission to Hunan scenic resort for virgin girls over 22

| September 8th, 2011
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From Chengdu Evening News:

If you are a girl over 22-year-old and a virgin, you can enjoy a free visit to the Zhouluo Scenic Resort in Hunan province During the Wild Osmanthus Festival! Many The news sparks a heated discussion among netizens, "First recruit the virgins to pick tea, now offer free entry to virgins, what on earth is it about the virgin?" "This is too vulgar. Use your brain, please!" but the scenic resort respond, "It’s just a creative idea." [...]Read more…

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…

“Lu Meimei” and her charity project questioned by netizens

| August 31st, 2011
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From Xinhua Net:

Guo Meimei controversy has brought the "second generation rich" (kids of rich parents) under the spotlight and hugely damaged the public’s trust and confidence in charity organization. Lately another second generation rich who is in charge of a billion yuan project sparks controversy on the Internet.

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Harmonizing basketball brawl between Georgetown and Bayi Rockets in China

| August 30th, 2011
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When a Chinese basketball team got involved in an all-out brawl with the Georgetown University team in an exhibition on August 18, it revealed that no topic is off limits to the river crab. “River crab,” in Chinese pronounced “he xie,” is a pun on “harmonious society,” used by netizens to mock the word.

There was nothing “harmonious” about what happened between Georgetown and the Bayi Rockets on August 18 when they met for a game during Georgetown’s ostentatious good-will tour. [...]Read more…

Operating room on fire, doctors and nurses escape except a patient under anesthesia

| August 29th, 2011
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From Sina:

A hospital in Shanghai was caught on fire, doctors and nurses all left the building, safe and sound, but a patient undergoing an amputation surgery was left on the operation table and died of asphyxiation.

Spokesman of the hospital later confirmed the news. When the fire happened, doctors are performing an amputation operation. The patient, around 49 year-old, was sent hospital after a car accident. The operation began around 8 pm and was about to be finished when the [...]Read more…

Speed camera capturing man grabbing a girl’s breast while driving sparks debate on privacy

| August 25th, 2011
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From Netease:

Lately, a photo of a man grabbing a woman’s breast in the car while driving is captured by the speed camera and has become viral online. As shown in the photo, a silver Nissan was driving at the speed of 92 km/h on a fast lane with the speed limit of 80km per hour. In the photo, one can clearly see the driver’s appearance, and how the driver put his hand on the passenger woman’s breast.

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Peking University plays favorites with foreign students

| August 23rd, 2011
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From 21cn:

A post on the Renren.com (a popular student social network in China) by an American student under the Chinese name Guo Jiaxin exposed the difference between Chinese students’ dormitory condition and the foreign students’ in Peking university, China’s top-notch university and bringing the issues under the spotlight.

A Japanese student in her dormitory – Zhong-guan-xin-yuan in Peking University

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New sex education textbook is condemned as pornography

| August 20th, 2011
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From QQ:

Illustrations from the new sex education textbook

Beijing’s first sex education textbook for elementary school students has triggered heated discussion. Many parents find it too sexually explicit and some condemned the new textbook as pornography.

This sex education textbook, titled The Footsteps of Growth (《成长的脚步》), consists of different sections, such as “My body”, "Where do I come from?" and “How to prevent AIDS.” To better explain the content, the textbook employs many bold illustrations including sexual intercourse.

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Young girls in bikini on runway spark controversy

| August 17th, 2011
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From MOP:

After the news of a 10-year-old French model’s (Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau) provocative pictures triggering a storm of controversy in China, there are initiatives to impose restrictions on the sexualisation of children in the media and sexual content in advertising. Recently another news about young models in China again gets people furious. On August 10th, in Jiangxi province, a young girl model contest was held in a hotel. In this contest, young girls wearing bikini and masks, walked on the [...]Read more…