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援交部 (yuán jiāo bù): Ministry of Foreign Assistance
 
援交部 (yuán jiāo bù): Ministry of Foreign Assistance
  
This is the pejorative name for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  Netizens complain about foreign-aid money that China sends to other countries, some of which are better off (in terms of per capital GDP) than China.
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This is the pejorative name for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  Netizens complain about foreign-aid money that China sends to other countries, some of which are better off than China in terms of per capital GDP.
  
For example, in November 2011, China donated a number of school buses to Macedonia. The donation was sensitive because of a series of much-discussed bus accidents involving crowded, dangerous buses and trucks repurposed as buses (See [http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/11/16/china-bus-crash.html here] and [http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-16154113 here]).  
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For example, in November of 2011, China donated a number of school buses to Macedonia. The donation was a sensitive issue because of a series of much-discussed [http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/11/16/china-bus-crash.html bus] [http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-16154113 accidents] in China involving crowded, dangerous buses as well as trucks repurposed as buses.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:06, 27 March 2013

援交部 (yuán jiāo bù): Ministry of Foreign Assistance

This is the pejorative name for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Netizens complain about foreign-aid money that China sends to other countries, some of which are better off than China in terms of per capital GDP.

For example, in November of 2011, China donated a number of school buses to Macedonia. The donation was a sensitive issue because of a series of much-discussed bus accidents in China involving crowded, dangerous buses as well as trucks repurposed as buses.

Bus1.jpg

Buses donated to Macedonia

Bus2.jpg

Overcrowded minibus in Gansu with over 62 passengers at the time of the accident.