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Nine worst doctored photos of Chinese officials

In the latest incident of terrible Photoshopping of Chinese officials, the deputy mayor of Ningguo was pictured with the bottom half of his body missing. Here, we look back at the best of the worst doctoring of Chinese officials.

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 30 October, 2013, 4:05pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 31 October, 2013, 3:27pm

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The government of Ningguo, a small city in central Anhui province, was unapologetic about manipulated a 103-year-old woman into a photo with its deputy mayor Wang Jun. The photographer had just attempted to fix a "bad angle", its public information office said on Wednesday.

Photoshopped appearances of Chinese officials are nothing new, but since the advent in 2009 of Sina Weibo, China's largest microblogging platform, they have been shared widely, turning local officials into objects of nationwide ridicule.