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A group of Chinese travelers in Egypt saw Chinese writing carved on a statue in the ancient Luxor Temple, it says: " Ding jinhao was here."

Chinese tourists tried to wipe it off with tissue paper, but to no avail. Some of them took photos and put on a blog:"We are so ashamed, how can one just carve things on such precious 3500 years old relics?" The news was quickly spread by thousands of bloggers, and the culprit was found in just over 24 hours. Ding jinhao, a high school student in Nanjing province. Chinese demanded the student and his parents apologize....

The parents of Ding jinhao contacted the Chinese media, and passed on their apology: "This is a bad act of (our) child, but as parents we should bear the main blame as we did not guide him properly, we did no give him proper teaching (in manners), We (my wife and I) and our child apologize to the Egyptian authorities; we also apologize to all the people in our country who take this matter seriously. I beg everyone's pardon for my child's wrong action, and I beg everyone to give this child a chance to act right in the future. "

(According to ancient Chinese custom, parents usually bear the main responsibility for their children's behaviour.)

Luxor Temple, Egypt. Photo from Wikipedia

China Paramilitary Shoot Peaceful Protesters in Tibet PDF Print E-mail
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Chinese paramilitary police have opened fire on peaceful protesters in Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, injuring at least 10 people.

According to Tibetan global independant websites, the paramilitary police opened fire on a crowd of Tibetans protesting the detention of a respected village leader.

Images from the area circulating on social media depicted Tibetans with what appear to be serious wounds on the head and torso following the incident on August 12th. The area is now in lockdown.

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