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  1. Blogger not sitting pretty after boasts trigger web hunt

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Many young people like to show off their materialistic side by uploading photographs of luxury items they've bought or the upmarket restaurants they've dined at to Weibo, the mainland's answer to microblogging website Twitter. But Guo Meiling took her high-status boasting a touch too far when, in addition to picturing her collection ...

  2. News - China

    China Red Cross donations in doubt after new figures show discrepancies

    Posted May 20th 2013, 01:46pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... some 158.8 million yuan (HK$200 million) in funds and material up to May 9. The Southern Metropolis Daily compared the figure with that reported by the Red Cross on its Sina Weibo microblog ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    More transparency vital to restoring faith in Chinese charities

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Restoring faith in charities Internationally, there are few charities as venerable and respected as the Red Cross. On the mainland, though, the organisation is distrusted, in part for being closely tied to the government, but mostly due to the microblog boasts two years ago of a young woman named Guo Meimei, who appeared to be an employee with extravagant tastes. ...

  4. Embattled Red Cross Society vows to make donations details public

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a woman calling herself Guo Meimei claimed to be the manager of the 'Red Cross Chamber of Commerce' on her microblog while flaunting her luxury cars and designer handbags. Although ... the public to trace whether their donations have been received, but does not list the projects to which they have been allocated. Three weeks ago the society pledged on its microblog to make public ...

  5. Red Cross health project 'a scam to sell insurance'

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... posted pictures of her luxury cars and designer handbags on a microblog. ...

  6. Red Cross executive stands trial for fraud

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the spotlight recently. Public outrage exploded last month after a young woman named Guo Meimei claimed to be general manager of the 'Red Cross Chamber of Commerce' on her microblog, while ...

  7. Red Cross stuck in the firing line

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... microblog under the name Guo Meimeibaby- photos that showed her posing with a Lamborghini and a Maserati convertible she claimed to drive as well as a collection of designer handbags- began to circulate on the internet around June 20. Her microblog also claimed she had been, since May, general manager of the Red Cross Chamber of Commerce, an apparently non-existent organisation which many ...

  8. Charity's audit report falls flat

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... wrote on his microblog. The heightened public distrust towards charitable groups such as the China Charity Federation came after Guo Meimei, a little-known actress, showed off her luxurious ...

  9. Red Cross wades into murkier waters

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... expected microblog postings from a woman who said she was 20 years old to evolve into a crisis dealing another blow to the reputation of the Red Cross and reviving long-held distrust ...

  10. I did not use Red Cross money, says scandal girl

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... microblog service, said she did not use donations intended for the poor and needy to fund her expensive tastes. She made her comments in an interview on Wednesday with economist Larry Lang for Larry ...




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