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Sink Hole 2012

In recent years, sink holes in China have occured more often in many places, but in HeilongJiang province, north of China, many of the sink holes have already "swallowed" human lives. People in HeilongJiang province have posted photos of recent sink holes:

There have been over 2 dozen sink hole sin Heilongjiang province alone this year, and there were 8 sink holes in just one week in August!

Bloggers wonder if it has something related to the year 2012?

 

Why Professor Fan Crawled for One Kilometre PDF Print E-mail
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On 1 Jan 2014, Professor Fan Zongxin crawled on his hands and knees for a kilometre accompanied by his dog, with his wife filming him.

Why? On 1 Jan, 2013, when blogging on the web, Professor Fan predicted that during, Chinese officials who held positions at lower than provincial level, would open their affairs and income to public scrutiny. He promised that: : "If my prediction is not fulfilled, than I must be as stupid as a pig, I shall crawl for 1 km."

On 31st Dec. 2013, bloggers resurrected his post and reminded him of his promise. So he fulfilled his promise first thing on New Year's Day, which resulted in bleeding knees and palms.

Whilst he was crawling, people walking by and asked him what kind of Tai-chi or health training he was doing, Fan replied: "Straightening back bone for citizens."

Chinese bloggers applauded Professor Fan for keeping his word, and asked him if he would like to re-new his prediction and promise for this year. "NO, NO" he replied.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014 21:23
 

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