Wrapping up 2012 China National People’s Congress through the lenses of Weibo

Alia | March 15th, 2012 - 8:08 am

What did the Chinese people most and least care about the past “Two Meetiangs”? Reading NPC through Weibo statistics.

Grandson of Mao at “Two Meetings”: The most dedicated representative?

Alia | March 9th, 2012 - 3:32 am

Mao Xingyu, often seen as a joke among Chinese netizens, was given the title of “the most dedicated representative at NPC.” He not only listened but also took notes in the middle of sleeping representatives and he filed an anti-corruption proposal.

Representatives at China’s NPC represent not the people, but luxury brands

Alia | March 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am
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Chinese netizens called out the luxury accessories NPC representatives are wearing, using it as another example of why representatives cannot representing the people.