American Mining Accident – Lian Yue

The following satirical post is from a Chinese blog “The Eighth Continent of Lian Yue” (ËøûÂ≤≥ÁöÑÁ¨¨Âִ§ßÊ¥≤): (Translated by CDT, links are added by CDT):

1„ÄÅIt has been said that this (mining accident) is a New Year’s gift to the Chinese government from the American government.

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„ÄÅThis gift has a status equal to “Ping Pong Diplomacy” in the history of US-China relations.

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„ÄÅIn return, China will give two pandas to the US at an appropriate time.

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„ÄÅOne will be called “Kuangkuang” (Kuang = Mining), another will be called “Nannan” (Nan = Accident)

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„ÄÅMr. Tang Jiaxuan will publish a new book titled “China’s mining safety conditions are the best in the world.

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„ÄÅChina will build a “Monument to Killed American Miners” at an appropriate place.

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„ÄÅMr. He Zuoxiu will use calligraphy to write on the Monument “They were unfortunately born in America.

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„ÄÅXinhua News Agency will receive the Pulitzer Prize for the world’s most comprehensive and in depth reporting on this mining accident.

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„ÄÅChina, North Korea and Iran held an emergency meeting on the American mining accident.

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„ÄÅThe three parties at this meeting reached the following unanimous conclusion: There are no mining accidents in China. There is no starvation in North Korea. And Iran does not have nuclear ambitions.

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January 7, 2006, 10:33 PM
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