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Spot a Terrorist, Win Cash: Now Available for All Guangdong Residents

Posted: 07/15/2014 8:58 am

renminbi cash money After a Shenzhen resident became the first person in China to win a cash reward for providing information leading to the arrest of a terrorism suspect, all Guangdong residents are now eligible to take part in the scheme, reports Xinhua.

Police authorities stated on Sunday that a cash reward up to RMB 500,000 (US $80,000) is now offered to any resident of Guangdong who provides information about terrorist attacks, terror suspects, terrorist funding activities, extremist activities and the production of books or videos that promote terrorist activities or recruit followers.

Guangdong police say they have already arrested three suspects since the reward system began.

If you’re still worried about ratting out a potential terrorist, the Ministry of Public Security wants you to know it’s got your back. They’ve promised to protect informants, and will punish any police officers that allow informants to be harmed.


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Report Suspected Terrorist Activity in Shenzhen and Win Big Money!

Posted: 06/18/2014 3:42 pm

If you think “snitches get stitches”, the City of Shenzhen wants you to know that reporting on suspected terrorist plots isn’t just a civic duty, but a profit-earning opportunity as well.

The Shenzhen municipal public security bureau has announced a program to reward citizens who report on terrorist activities as well as suspicious people, objects and vehicles.

But that’s not all: Shenzhen police don’t just want any old wive’s tale, but the juiciest, plum tip-offs. That’s why they’re willing to pay tipsters according to a sliding scale depending upon “how much damage would have been caused” by the suspected plot, reported Shanghai Daily.

READ: 100,000 Beijingers Are Trying to Find Out if You Are a Terrorist

There has been no precedent set to determine which reported act of terrorism will be rewarded with what amount of money, but the cash rewards begin at RMB 2,000 and range upwards to RMB 500,000.

However, the report subtly states that there are in fact no restrictions on how high the reward can get, presumably because, in the most horrifying and terrifying way possible, there are also no restrictions on “how much damage” can be caused by a terrorist act.

So don’t delay! If you spot potential terrorist activity call 110 (emergency services), send an e-mail, letter, text message, or leave a message on the local PSB website. You could always swing by in person, too.


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Poets can have their work carved on northern Guangdong mountain

Posted: 10/10/2013 7:00 am

A global campaign has been launched to collect poetry about Mount Danxia, a scenic area near Shaoguan. The three poems deemed best will be immortalised by being carved on a precipice on the mountain, Chinanews reports.

The submitted poems must pay tribute to this, image courtesy of Google Images

On Tuesday (Oct. 8), a joint press conference was held by the World Natural Heritage Centre and the local municipal government to announce that poets from around the world are invited to submit their work to shirenwang (poets’ network) by Nov. 18. There are no age restrictions.

The authors of the top three poems will also receive 30,000 yuan (US$4,902.5) as a reward.

CNS has more:

According to the rules of the competition, every entry should be written as a seven-character octave, an ancient Chinese form of poetry that contains eight lines, with each line having seven characters.

The seven-character octave as a form probably reached maturity during the Tang Dynasty (618-906).

Shaoguan vice mayor Chen Bo said the challenge would help preserve some of the culture of the early 21st century for future generations.

Are there any foreigners out there who think their Chinese is good enough to have a go?

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