China’s Lunar Rover Litters, Writes Name in Bay of Rainbows

Monday, December 16, 2013
Jade Rabbit

BEIJING — Just days after Jade Rabbit’s historic moon landing, incriminating photos have surfaced which show China’s rover littering and writing its name in the Bay of Rainbows, reigniting an old debate about the behavior of Chinese tourists abroad.

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Tourist at Silk Market Gets “Special Price, Just for Him”

Friday, November 15, 2013
Carl Henderson

BEIJING — When Carl Henderson heard a merchant at Beijing’s Silk Market offer him a “special price, just for him,” he couldn’t believe his luck.

“I turned around, thinking he must have been talking to someone else,” he told reporters. “But no, he was talking to me.”

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iPhoto Launches “Chinaway!” Tool for Removing Chinese Tourists from Photographs

Friday, November 1, 2013
Photo © kaymoshusband from Flickr

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Chinese Businessman Opening Overhead Compartment Mid-Crash

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Man opening baggage compartment mid-crash

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Ancient Monuments Discovered Beneath Golden Week Tourists

Monday, October 7, 2013
Chinese tourists

BEIJING — The Ministry of Culture announced Monday that at least a dozen spectacular ancient monuments have been discovered during Golden Week, after having lain buried for decades beneath a sizable chunk of the national population.

The first such discovery, a section of the Great Wall located near Shijiazhuang, was found in an area only previously known for its teeming hordes of camera-wielding Chinese tourists. The existence of ancient fortifications beneath the waves of rowdy travelers had previously been dismissed by archeologists as a local legend.

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Chinese Tourist Vandalizes Ancient Egyptian Temple

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A photograph of handwritten graffiti in Luxor, Egypt which reads, “Ding Jinhao was here,” has gone viral, prompting a discussion about Chinese tourists’ behavior abroad. Netizens have since tracked down Mr. Ding, who is a middle school student in Nanjing. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.

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Tour Guide Not Sure Whether to Lead with Dull Historical Site’s Latitude, Total Area or Average Precipitation

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Tour Guide

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