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#2 May 2, 2013
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CORRUPT STUPID CCP

Port Moody, Canada

#3 May 2, 2013
Chinese Rich Kids Post Photos Of Their Bank Accounts Online After 'Sex Party' Feud

Adam Taylor | Apr. 12, 2013, 11:44 AM
China's new money rich kids are getting more and more outrageous — and creating more and more of a backlash online.

The latest scandal started earlier this month after reports of a "sexy party" at the Hainan Rendez-Vous Lifestyle and Yacht Show in the coastal resort of Sansa.

Shanghai Daily reported on the sordid details of the party, including allegations that one model earned 600,000 yuan ($97,000) from the sex parties, and that more than 2,000 condoms were used over 3 days. Local government officials are now investigating the reports.

The scandal escalated as members of a luxury group called the Sports Car Club (SCC) accused notorious a 20-year-old socialite, Guo Meimei, of offering sex for money at the party. Guo had previously set off a controversy for flaunting her luxurious lifestyle online while claiming (falsely) to work for the Red Cross.

Guo responded with a photo of 5 million yuan ($800,000) in casino chips (as seen at the top of this post), implying she didn't need the money.

It was at that point that (rumored) SCC members responded by posting photos of their bank accounts.

Here's one picture doing the rounds on Weibo:

Weibo via Offbeatchina

The screenshot appears to show a bank balance containing 3.7 billion yuan — at current exchange rates around $597 million.

According to OffBeatChina, the owner of this bank account is believed to be 19 years old.

Another user responded by posting a screenshot of their own account:

Weibo via Offbeatchina

It's a little hard to make out, but that bank account appears to have over 9.9 billion yuan —$1.5 billion.

These screenshots may well be fakes, but they've certainly stirred a lot of hatred online, where they became part of the highest trending topic on Weibo.

"I'm not surprised hearing something like this," one Weibo comment quoted by Shanghaiist says, "but it is really quite disgusting for a bunch of rich, bored fuerdai [second generation rich] to show-off their fancy lives like this."

As new money pours into China, stories of outrageous rich kids are getting more and more prevalent.

While outrage online is largely directed at the spoiled sons and daughters of newly-mminted entrepreneurs, politicians' families have faced criticism too. Notably last year the fabulous life of Bo Xilai's playboy son was scrutinized and a tragic $1 million Ferrari crash ruined the political ambitions of the young driver's father.

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CORRUPT STUPID CCP

Port Moody, Canada

#4 May 2, 2013
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April 30, 2013, 5:10 PM

China’s Red Cross Tries to Rebuild After Self-Inflicted Disaster

China’s Red Cross is scrambling to help rebuild after another disaster – only this time it’s their own reputation they need to reconstruct.
The Red Cross Society of China is vowing to restore its sagging image, which has buckled under the weight of allegations of corruption and poor management and an undeniable loss of public confidence. Evidence of how bad things have become: In the first day after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit the county of Lushan in Sichuan, the Red Cross received roughly 140,000 yuan ($22,700) in donations, compared to 10 million taken in by martial arts star Jet Li’s One Foundation.
One of its senior executives has vowed to resign if there isn’t progress.
“The Red Cross still has three to five years of pain ahead,” said executive vice president Zhao Baige, according to the People’s Daily online (in Chinese).“Only by open, transparent and effective restructuring with public participation can we overcome this crisis.”
And just in case you thought she might be kidding, she added this for good measure:“If we do not make progress in putting this ‘black cross’(which we have to bear) behind us, I will submit my resignation.”
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CORRUPT STUPID CCP

Port Moody, Canada

#5 May 2, 2013
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What is it that has laid them so low?
China ’s Red Cross, which unlike most Red Cross organizations is closely tied to the government, is still unable to shake the damage from the 2011 scandal linked to a woman known as Guo Meimei. While the woman had no official tie to the Red Cross, she may have traded on a presumed connection through a company called Red Cross Commerce. She famously bragged of her luxurious lifestyle, posting photos of expensive cars and luxury accessories on Sina Weibo, China’s most popular Twitter-like microblogging service.
While the Red Cross has denied any connection to Guo Meimei there has still been no full, public accounting of the embarrassing incident. Persistent rumors of ties to a senior Red Cross official have never been fully laid to rest. More recently there have been fresh calls from within the Red Cross for a reopening of a probe.
The Red Cross has also struggled to deal with another public relations disaster – that one following the massive 2008 earthquake in Sichuan where billions of yuan in donations were said to have gone missing. A significant part of those funds were managed by the Red Cross.
The damage to the Red Cross’s reputation has come into sharp focus since the Lushan earthquake hit on April 20. While the Red Cross once was widely seen as the relief agency of choice, that is no longer the case, with pedestrians largely ignoring collection boxes (the poor management of which was the subject of yet another scandal in January) and Internet users flooding the organization’s microblog feed with thumbs-down icons. More than 1.3 billion yuan ($210 million) has been collected by a host of organizations – but only about half went to the Red Cross, according to the People’s Daily online.
The shift in donations away from the state-linked Red Cross toward private groups like the One Foundation presents a potentially serious challenge to the government, which has justified its moves to limit the growth of civic groups by insisting that it is better suited to serving Chinese people in need.
Ms. Zhao tried to put the best face on this, saying she was moved by the fact that despite all the doubts about the organization, many people around the country still trusted the Red Cross with their donations.
Sadly for the Red Cross, the relief organization may need even more time to recover than Sichuan.
– William Kazer
CORRUPT STUPID CCP

Port Moody, Canada

#6 May 2, 2013
"What is it that has laid them so low?
China ’s Red Cross, which unlike most Red Cross organizations is closely tied to the government....."

THAT is the real problem!

Anything the CCP controls turns into theft or murder!

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