The blog post criticised Australian fire fighters for taking days off. Photo: AP

Chinese blogger fans flames of controversy by blaming ‘lazy and unpatriotic’ Australians for bush fires

  • Post contrasting China’s handling of the 1987 Daxinganling wildfire with the current situation in Australia prompts vigorous debate
  • Comments that blame fires on ‘human rights and democracy’ face criticism for turning a Chinese disaster into patriotic ‘song of triumph’ to gain clicks online
Topic |   China Society
The blog post criticised Australian fire fighters for taking days off. Photo: AP
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