Censorship Vault: Spring Festival Text Message Contest and More

In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet Instructions” series to the Censorship Vault. These directives were originally published on Canyu.org (Participate) and date from 2005 to 2007. According to Canyu, the directives were issued by the Beijing Municipal Network Propaganda Management Office and the State Council Internet management departments and provided to to Canyu by insiders. China Copyright and Media has not verified the source.

The translations are by Rogier Creemers of China Copyright and Media.

7 February 2007, 18:36:32

All websites: Please open a “dropped text message display section” on the special subject page of the event. Requirements for the wording are as follows:

Dropped text message display section (you can continue to recommend the dropped text messages for participation in the selection, if dropped text message recommendation numbers are within those of the 20 highest scores of that day, and they are passed by the evaluation committee, the dropped text messages may be revived!! List them again!!!)

6 February 2007, 9:59:53

Notice concerning deleting the article “Heretical Forces in Western Rural Areas Expanding Rapidly”:

All websites: Concerning the article “Heretical Forces in Western Rural Areas Expanding Rapidly” in the news weekly Observer, all websites are required to delete this immediately.

7 February 2007, 15:00:20

All websites: Delete the article “Mainland Begins to Remove Ban–Netizens May Access Two Taiwan News Web Sites.” Forums and other interactive segments may also not discuss this.

7 February 2007, 19:33:39

Listed text messages of 7 February

Number – Text message content

021: The golden pig brings happiness and auspiciousness, the Olympic mascots come to help: Beibei brings you a warehouse full of grain, Jinjing brings you a family to fill the hall, Huanhuan brings you things as you wish them, Yingying brings you health, Nini brings you happiness and long life. A happy New Spring, and limitless good luck!

031: We wish you in this new magnificent year: for people to become rich and understand the road, for money to come and welcome the Spring, for luck to be as high as waves in the East Sea, life longer than the southern mountains, money to drop in like the autumn rain, cash to gather like a torrent, every day to be a song of triumph, and a celebration everywhere every day. [Translator’s note: this message is full of untranslatable puns on Chinese celebrities’ names).

040: Friends are the heaven, friends are the earth, with friends, we can be of indomitable spirit; friends are the wind, friends are the rain, with friends, we can control the forces of nature; treasure is not an eternal friend, but friends truly are an eternal treasure.

036: Happy new Spring! For concrete content, see other text messages…

002: I gather the sunlight of Mount Everest, the cool breezes separated worlds apart, the wishes of the Trans Himalaya, and the luck in making money of Bill Gates, and make it into a present for you, deepest wishes of happiness for the Spring Festival, may your wishes become true, and everything as you want it!

037: The curtain of night has many stars that are clear and enchanting, the great star as the sound of waves that is clear and profound, the winter season as snow flowers that are felt with romance, to have you among my friends makes me feel deep happiness! I send the happiest wishes to you, happy new year!

029: My head is shaking, everywhere on the road; my ears are waving, the sunlight is very bright, my buttocks are clamping, happiness is everywhere, my tail is wagging, I’m happy and laughing; the golden pig is oinking, its step clatters on; the fireworks are dazzling, the bell sound clangs. A happy New Year’s Eve!

038: When you’re tired, go to sleep, when you wake up, smile! Whatever flavor life is, add spice yourself; when you receive my message, rejoice and smile! Happy New Spring!

005: Peace is happiness, gentleness brings happiness, tranquility is having happiness, plain sailing collects happiness, simplicity shows happiness, even steps raise happiness, the ordinary displays happiness, balance is full of happiness, the calm protects happiness, be happy all your life, I wish you happiness every day!

027: Health is the best present, contentment is the greatest wealth, trust is the best virtue, concern is the most sincere wish, empathy is the most selfless thought, wishing happiness is the finest word. Have a happy new year! Be safe, sound, and happy!

034: I send a wild pig for 2007, for express delivery of new year’s wishes; I send a fragrant pig for 2007, to gather happiness and cheer; I send a little pig for 2007, to scatter joy and pray for blessing; I send a golden pig for 2007, to wish you all happiness for the Year of the Pig!

007: A meeting is a melodious song, acquaintance is a glass of fragrant wine, getting along is a wild goose flying south, being great friends is a vine with ancient roots, when I’m calm, I’ll always calmly wish that happiness and joy follow you in a honey-sweet life. Happy feelings in the New Year!

028: Spring festival comes, New Year wishes come early: first, I wish you whole house well; second, I wish for few difficulties; third, I wish that worries disappear; fourth, I with you do not grow old; fifth, I wish your children obey; sixth, I wish happiness surrounds you; seventh, I wish your sadness goes away; eighth, I wish your income rises; ninth, I wish you are safe and sound, tenth, I wish you are happy and at ease.

033: I’ve never been a thief, but I’d like to steal some happiness to give to you! I’ve never cheated on anyone, but I’d like to swindle some happiness to give to you! I’ve never harmed anyone, but I’d like to abduct a happy heart to give to you! I’ve never blamed anyone, but I’d like to snatch some safety to give to you! I wish you a joyful festival and happiness for the New Spring!

001: Mountain ranges can separate, the heaven is high and the land stretches far, but my deep longing cannot be blocked; longitude and latitude can draw out distance, but they cannot prevent my sincere feelings; times may pass out of youth, but friends, however far, will be intimate and close. Spring Festival comes, to send you all my best wishes!

032: Money is owed for feelings, love’s phone is shut off, destiny is not in the service area; thought does not reply, missing’s phone line is also busy, love can no longer be recharged; love is like a mobile, win an unconnected heart, feelings can only be roaming. Best wishes for every day!

013: Lives are busy, days are sweet and sour, destiny is simple, links are intermittent, concern is continuous, best wishes last a long time, be happy every day! I wish your entire family a year full of health and safety!

008: Spring Festival is about to come, I use my best wishes to spin a thread, under the candle light, I wave it into a red jumper for you: the front part is safety, the back part is happiness, auspiciousness is a thick shoulder, realizing your wishes is put in the sleeve, the collar contains my consideration, the pockets are full of happiness, when you wear it on your body, let the warmth wrap around you, let my heart accompany you through the new year.

035: The ice is on the water, the clouds are on the wind, friends are etched on my heart! The mandarin ducks are on the lake, the butterflies are on the flowers, I wish your happiness outranks mine! Missing you is in my heart, fondness is on my face, I sincerely wish to write it in this text! I sincerely wish you: have a happy life!

039: Text messages may change into delicacies, characters may open up as roses, mutually sending texts is a sort of date, reading them carefully is to understand the flavor of loneliness, it isn’t that there is no wine to drink, but it is odd that alone, you can’t get drunk, in the human world, only friendship is the most precious! I wish you good fortune in the Year of the Pig!

7 February 2007, 23:03

Notice: Xinhua’s report concerning Beijing Municipality being in arrears of 1.6 billion in workers’ salaries may not be reprinted without exception, blogs, forums and other interactive segments may also not discuss this! All websites are requested to pay attention to implementation!!!

8 February 2007, 11:42

Concerning follow-up reporting of  the illegal fundraising case in Yiling Forestry, only use Xinhua, People’s Daily, Beijing Daily, Beijing Evening Post, Beijing Youth Daily, Beijing Television and Beijing People’s Radio copy, copy from other sources may without exception not be used, do not set up special subjects, do not send text messages, do not make corresponding links, do not issue it on the main page of websites or in the important news section of news centers, forums, trackers, and other interactive segments are not to discuss this.

9 February 2007, 16:14

All websites: please link to the following article on a clear position of the main page of forums and blogs: “Lei Feng: A Model of Realizing Self-Worth,” http://blog.sina.com.cn/u/49645905010007u2. Maintain this link for a week.

9 February 2007, 18:18:37

All websites pleas add “China Mobile Telecommunications Group Beijing Co. Ltd.” to the list of supporting work units for this event, please add it in front of Suning Electronics, and add the logo of the said enterprise. Please acknowledge receipt!

9 February 2007, 19:00:57

Listed text messages of 9 February

Number – text message content

051: Your humble servant brings little handsome superpig, the last of the 12 birth animals to come glittering onto the stage, to wish you a happy New Year! Good fortune with the golden pig!

021: The golden pig brings happiness and auspiciousness, the Olympic mascots come to help: Beibei brings you a warehouse full of grain, Jinjing brings you a family to fill the hall, Huanhuan brings you things as you wish them, Yingying brings you health, Nini brings you happiness and long life. A happy New Spring, and limitless good luck!

029: My head is shaking, everywhere on the road; my ears are waving, the sunlight is very bright, my buttocks are clamping, happiness is everywhere, my tail is wagging, I’m happy and laughing; the golden pig is oinking, its step clatters on; the fireworks are dazzling, the bell sound clangs. A happy New Year’s Eve!

005: Peace is happiness, gentleness brings happiness, tranquility is having happiness, plain sailing collects happiness, simplicity shows happiness, even steps raise happiness, the ordinary displays happiness, balance is full of happiness, the calm protects happiness, be happy all your life, I wish you happiness every day!

052: The winter is finishing and the Spring is warm, the Dinghai year comes with candles, wine and youth. At tonight’s banquet, I plan to hand over the cup of wine, to share joy, and feeling will be even stronger, your heart will keep out the cold. My distant wish, that I read earnestly for you, is to have a hundredfold harmony in the home, happiness to come, health and peace.

042: I’d like to say best wishes, but I’m afraid you’ll mishear “do the dishes”; I’d like to say happy new year, but I’m afraid you’ll mishear “Hey pig new year”; so I simply say “I wish you a swine”, which you can then hear as “I wish you are fine”. Happy new year!

053: Daddy is my wall who shelters the wind, mummy is my umbrella to block the rain; however long the road home is, however long the path home is; on New Year’s Eve will will certainly gather all of us! I wish my dear daddy and mummy health and all things as they want them!

054: Drinking wine harms the stomach, giving gifts is wrong, telephone is too expensive, only text message well wishes are substantial and precious.

027: Health is the best present, contentment is the greatest wealth, trust is the best virtue, concern is the most sincere wish, empathy is the most selfless thought, wishing happiness is the finest word. Have a happy new year! Be safe, sound and happy!

055: One army song, my feelings are remote; one army troop, the heaven is long and the earth unchanging; one group of comrades in arms, know each others hearts and hold hands; one military salute, feelings fill my heart and mind; one text message, to send regards: I wish my comrades in arms best New Year’s wishes! Good fortune and happiness for the whole household!

001: Mountain ranges can separate, the heaven is high and the land stretches far, but my deep longing cannot be blocked; longitude and latitude can draw out distance, but they cannot prevent my sincere feelings; times may pass out of youth, but friends, however far, will be intimate and close. Spring Festival comes, to send you all my best wishes!

056: A text message has come, those who receive it ride the crest of success, those who read it will be successful in their jobs, those who save it will find sweet love, those who send it on will meet with good luck and great prosperity, those who delete it will still be lucky, I wish you the best every day!

028: Spring festival comes, New Year wishes come early: first, I wish you whole house well; second, I wish for few difficulties; third, I wish that worries disappear; fourth, I with you do not grow old; fifth, I wish your children obey; sixth, I wish happiness surrounds you; seventh, I wish your sadness goes away; eighth, I wish your income rises; ninth, I wish you are safe and sound, tenth, I wish you are happy and at ease.

057: How long can a cloud float? How long can the snow fall? How long can a flower flourish? How long can a laugh last? If you’d ask me how long I wish you well, I’d say: “As long as my heart beats, I’ll wish you well!”

007: A meeting is a melodious song, acquaintance is a glass of fragrant wine, getting along is a wild goose flying south, being great friends is a vine with ancient roots, when I’m calm, I’ll always calmly wish that happiness and joy follow you in a honey-sweet life. Happy feelings in the New Year!

058: On New Year’s Eve, there are incessant cheers; the phone would interrupt this, and many calls are inconvenient; text message New year wishes are my desire; I wish your whole family health; happiness in life, and much gain in the year to come; I wish you a happy New Year in advance, so as not to block the line!

008: Spring Festival is about to come, I use my best wishes to spin a thread, under the candle light, I wave it into a red jumper for you: the front part is safety, the back part is happiness, auspiciousness is a thick shoulder, realizing your wishes is put in the sleeve, the collar contains my consideration, the pockets are full of happiness, when you wear it on your body, let the warmth wrap around you, let my heart accompany you through the new year.

059: A human life is like a book, a baby’s first cry is the foreword, the worriless days of youth the prose, the frivolity of youth the poems, the tiresome working of middle age the literature, and the calmness of old age the summary. The New Spring will come, the golden pig will open up a beautiful foreword, and write a new magnificent work!

002: I gather the sunlight of Mount Everest, the cool breezes separated worlds apart, the wishes of the Trans Himalaya, and the luck in making money of Bill Gates, and make it into a present for you, deepest wishes of happiness for the Spring Festival, may your wishes become true, and everything as you want it!

060: Are you thinking of me? I am well thinking of you! Talking about class, you are the old man; talking about work, you are the white collar; talking about ability, you are the backbone; talking about talent, you are the quintessence. Therefore, we sincerely praise you to be! Old, white, bones and drunk! Heehee… Happy New Year!

9 February 2007, 19:46:52

Concerning the matter of local political elections and parliamentary in the region of Abkhazia, Georgia, only use Central focus news website copy, objectivity and neutrality must be maintained in reporting, avoid the appearance of tendentious reports.

9 February 2007, 20:32:11

Supplementary instruction concerning the local political elections and parliamentary in the region of Abkhazia, Georgia (this instruction applies):

All websites: Concerning the matter that the region of Abkhazia, Georgia will organize local political elections on 11 February and will organize parliamentary elections on 3 April, only transmit Xinhua copy, maintain objectivity and neutrality in reporting, avoid the expression of tendencies.

2007年2月北京网管办发出的禁令(二)

2007-02-07 18:36:32

各网:请在活动专题页面开辟“下榜短信展示区”,文字表述要求如下??

下榜短信展示区(您可以继续推荐下榜短信参加评选,如果下榜短信推荐次数位居当日前20名之内,并通过评委评审,则下榜短信可以复活!!再次上榜打榜!!!) ……………………………………………
2007-02-06 09:59:53

关于删除“西部农村邪教势力正快速扩张”一稿的通知

各网:关于<瞭望〉新闻周刊的”西部农村邪教势力正快速扩张”一稿,请各网马上删除.
2007-02-07 15:00:20

各网:删除”大陆初步解除禁令 网民可上台湾两家新闻网站”一稿.论坛等互动环节不讨论.

2007-02-07 19:33:39

2月7日上榜短信

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07年2月7日23时03分

通知:新华社关于北京市拖欠民工工资16亿的报道一律不得转载,博客、论坛等互动环节也不讨论!请各网注意执行!!!
07年2月8日11时42分

关于亿霖木业非法集资案的相关后续报道,只用新华、人民、北京日报、北京晚报、北京青年报、北京电视台、北京人民广播电台的稿件,其他来源稿件一律不得使用,不建专题、不发短信、不做相关链接,不发网站首页和新闻中心要闻区,论坛、贴吧等互动环节不讨论。
07年2月9日16时14分

各网:请在论坛、博客在首页显著位置,链接如下文章:《雷锋:自我价值实现的典范》http://blog.sina.com.cn/u/49645905010007u2 持续链接一周.
07年2月9日18:18:37

各网:请在本次活动支持单位中加上“中国移动通信集团北京有限公司”,请加在苏宁电器前面,并加上该企业的标识。收到请回复!
2007-02-09 19:00:57

2月9日上榜短信

2月9日上榜短信 编号 短信内容 051 鄙人携十二生肖之最后闪亮登场之超级小帅猪给您拜年啦??金猪吉祥! 021 金猪送福送吉祥,奥运福娃来帮忙:贝贝送你谷满仓,晶晶送你亲满堂,欢欢送你事如意,迎迎送你身安康,妮妮送你福寿长。祝你新春快乐,好运无限! 029 脑袋摇摇,大路条条;耳朵扇扇,阳光灿灿;屁股拱拱,幸福统统;尾巴翘翘,开心笑笑;金猪哼哼,脚步铿铿;烟花晃晃,钟声朗朗。祝你除夕快乐! 005 平安是福,平和得福,平静有福,平顺聚福,平实显福,平步升福,平淡见福,平衡满福,平稳保福,平生幸福,祝福天天快乐! 052 腊尽春暖,丁亥岁连,烛醴并华年。今夕宴,觥筹交盏,乐共融,情更浓,子心御寒冬。遥遥之愿,诚与君念,家兴百和,福临康安。 042 想说祝福你,怕你听错为“嘱咐你”;想说祝贺你,怕你听错为“猪和你”;干脆说“猪你好晕啊”,这样就可以听为“祝你好运了”。祝新年快乐! 053 爸爸是我的挡风墙,妈妈是我的遮雨伞;回家的路再长,离家的途再远;除夕一定会,全家大团圆!祝亲爱的爸爸妈妈身体健康,万事如意! 054 喝酒伤胃,送礼不对,电话太费,唯有短信祝福实惠又珍贵。 027 健康是最佳的礼物,知足是最大的财富,信心是最好的品德,关心是最真挚的问候,牵挂是最无私的思念,祝福是最美好的话语。祝你新年快乐!平安幸福! 055 一首军歌,情意悠悠;一段军旅,天长地久;一群战友,知心牵手;一个军礼,情涌心头;一条短信,送上问候:祝战友们新年快乐!全家吉祥如意! 001 山脉能阻隔天高地远,却阻隔不住深深思念;经纬可以拉开距离,却挡不住真挚的情感;岁月可以流逝华年,朋友再远也会亲密无间。春节来临送去我的祝福片片! 056 短信来了,收到的人春风得意,阅读的人工作顺利,储存的人爱情甜蜜,转发的人大吉大利,删除的人依然好运气,祝你每天都好! 028 春节到,拜年早:一拜全家好;二拜困难少;三拜烦恼消;四拜不变老;五拜儿女孝;六拜幸福绕;七拜忧愁抛;八拜收入高;九拜平安罩;十拜乐逍遥。 057 一朵云能飘多久?一场雪能下多久?一束花能开多久?一脸笑能挂多久?如果问我能祝福你多久,我说:“心跳多久,就祝福你多久!” 007 相逢是首悠扬的歌,相识是杯醇香的酒,相处是那南飞的雁,相知是根古老的藤,心静时总会默默地祝福您,愿幸福与平安伴随着您甜甜蜜蜜的一生。新年好心情! 058 大年三十,欢声不断;电话打搅,多有不便;短信拜年,了我心愿;祝你全家,身体康健;生活幸福,来年多赚;提早拜年,免得占线! 008 春节即将来到,我用祝福捻制成的绒线,烛光下为您织起一件红色的毛衣:前身是平安,后身是幸福,吉祥是厚厚的肩,如意戴在袖子里,领子蕴藏着体贴,口袋把 快乐盛满,穿在身上让温暖包裹着您,让我的心陪伴您度过新年。 059 人生如书,婴儿呱呱坠地是序言,少年无忧无虑是散文,青年年少轻狂是诗歌,中年疲于奔波是报告文学,老年处之泰然是总结。新春伊始,金猪将翻开美好的序 言,谱写新的华章! 002 聚珠穆朗玛之阳光,拢天涯海角之清风,竭冈底斯山之祝福,吸比尔盖茨之财气,作为礼物,送给您,恭祝春节快乐,心想事成,万事如意! 060 你想我吗?我好想你!论阶级,您是老板;论职业,您是白领;论能力,您是骨干;论才华,您是精英。所以,我们都真诚称赞您是:老、白、骨、精!哈哈哈…… 祝春节快乐!
2007-02-09 19:46:52

对于格鲁吉亚.阿布哈兹地区地方政权选举和议会选举一事只用中央重点新闻网站稿件,报道要保持客观中立,避免出现有倾向性的报道。
2007-02-09 20:32:11

关于格鲁吉亚.阿布哈兹地区地方政权选举和议会选举的补充指令(以此条指令为准)

各网:关于格鲁吉亚阿布哈兹地区将于2月11日举行地方政权选举,3月4日举行议会选举一事,只转发新华社稿件,在报道中保持客观中立,避免表现倾向。

These translated directives were first posted by Rogier Creemers on China Copyright and Media on December 16, 2012 (here). This post is the 39th in the series.