Prostitutes paraded through streets causes debate, responsible police suspended

| July 29th, 2010
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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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Beijing Passion Club apologizes, admitting using photo of model as “top service girl”

| July 23rd, 2010
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(Netease) “Passion Club (天上人间: direct translation is ‘heaven on earth’) apologized to me”, yesterday professional model Lin Ketong told the newspaper that Passion Club Beijing KTV apologized to her on the phone, and posted the apology letter on their website for 10 days.

Prior to that, Beijing’s hottest club/KTV, Passion Club was ordered to suspend its business for rectification for 6 month as part of the Chinese Government’s “Sweeping the yellow” efforts. (扫黄: (sao3huang2) sweeping the yellow: cracking down on […]Read more…

Shanghai Mobile: cell phone sends pornographic text messages will be terminated, after being verified of course

| January 22nd, 2010
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Last week Han Han already mentioned about this news in his blog, The Chinese new year is here soon, people in China should be careful sending text messages, especially if you are in Shanghai, you don’t want your cell phone to stop working while sending text, and then going to the local police station to write a promise note on new years day! Here is the actual news and some netizens’ reactions.

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Is Dongguan “sweeping the yellow” or just blowing smokes?

| December 9th, 2009
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黄: (huang2) yellow: pornography and prostitution 扫黄: (sao3huang2) sweeping the yellow: cracking down on pornography and prostitution industry 东莞: (dong1guan1) Dongguan: a prosperous city in Guangdong province of China that is full of factories and businesses. Mommy: (usually) a middle-aged lady who is in charge of a group of young girls sexual services.

Dongugan’s sweeping the yellow part 1

From Southern Metropolis Weekly

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