HK-No Aid, CCP will steal it all again!

HK-No Aid, CCP will steal it all again!

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Port Moody, Canada

#1 Apr 23, 2013
This story seems to be curiously unavailable from the SCMP and other media in HK, no doubt due to CCP censorship gremlins, and of course CENSORED in CCP China, but it is widely available everywhere else.

GlobalPost: Fearing corruption, Hong Kongers reject sending aid to China quake victims

Newswire | Published 23 Apr 2013, 10:44 am | No Comments -

HONG KONG — In a striking sign of souring attitudes in Hong Kong toward mainland China, activists have called to reject plans to send $13 million in aid to earthquake-stricken Sichuan province due to concerns the money would be siphoned off by corrupt officials.

Chief Executive CY Leung announced the proposed donation on Monday, saying it accorded with “the love and care we have for our countrymen, and the mutual support we share.”

A former British colony, Hong Kong retains a distinct legal, political and economic system from China, though sovereignty was returned to the mainland in 1997.

This set off a heated debate in Hong Kong, with many residents arguing that any funds sent over the border would simply end up lining the coffers of corrupt officials.

On Facebook, the Hong Kong City-State Autonomy Movement launched a letter-writing campaign calling on legislators to veto the motion, citing China’s $3.3 trillion capital reserves, and the misuse of the $1.2 billion that Hong Kong sent to Sichuan after the 2008 earthquake, when money that was intended for relief ended up paying for infrastructure and government banquets.

“More money donated will only fall into more corrupt officials’ hands,” the letter said.

On the Golden Forum, a popular Hong Kong discussion site, users urged one another not to give “a single penny” to China. In an unofficial online poll conducted by the English-language South China Morning Post, 92 percent of readers voted “No” to the aid.

Even the Oriental Daily News, which typically leans in favor of Beijing, argued that public opposition to a donation was “not because the people of Hong Kong have become too cold or poor, but rather because mainland officials are too corrupt, and their track record on using donations is terrible, and no one can guarantee the money won’t be abused again.”

Port Moody, Canada

#3 Apr 23, 2013
HK majority against proposed Sichuan quake donation, says poll | 2013-4-23 20:02:47

Hong Kong residents are against government plans to donate millions of dollars to Ya'an, Sichuan Province, says one media poll, recalling the misuse of similar donations in 2008 after the devastating Wenchuan earthquake.

Leung Chun-ying, chief executive of Hong Kong SAR, announced on April 23 that the Hong Kong Legislative Council Finance Committee would inject HK$ 100 million yuan (about $ 12.89 million) into a disaster relief fund for earthquake victims.

However, an online survey showed that 68.29 percent of local residents were against the aid and would not contribute, while only 7.32 percent supported the appropriation

Port Moody, Canada

#4 Apr 23, 2013
Giving anything towards anything controlled by the corrupt CCP is always a mistake.

It would likely be used to hire thugs to beat the grieving parents of children killed in badly-constructed-due-to-CCP-c orruption-schools just like the last time!

Poor China.

Surrey, Canada

#5 Apr 23, 2013
It will be spent on bullets to murder Chinese citizens with.

Poor China.

Surrey, Canada

#6 Apr 24, 2013
It will be spent on sick devices to torture Chinese citizens who oppose their suddenly convenient removal from their land.

Poor China.

Surrey, Canada

#7 Apr 24, 2013
“More money donated will only fall into more corrupt officials’ hands”

It will be spent on bling for the mistresses of the CCP Cadres....

Port Moody, Canada

#8 Apr 25, 2013
It is only sensible to never put any money into the hands of CCP.

The Chinese Communist Party could not even run a charity bake sale without stealing most of the money and having someone shot!

Surrey, Canada

#9 Apr 29, 2013
In mainland China, people write magic curses on money they donate!

ALL OVER CHINA everyone knows CCP are thieves.

Nanaimo, Canada

#10 Apr 29, 2013
The Chinese are the ferengi of the world...

Port Moody, Canada

#11 Apr 30, 2013
The Chinese need a new government, one that does not loot the country and torture and murder its citizens.

That's not asking for much.

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