Since last Friday, when China marked its first 'national security education day', the government has released reports in state media giving unusual insight into people caught spying for foreign countries.In the latest case, state television described events leading up to the jailing for seven years of a man who gave information to an unidentified foreign power about Chinese military and other ships patrolling small islands in the East China Sea, which China and Japan both claim belong to them.Walking around Sanlitun on a sunny weekend in May, I often feel like a kid in a candy shop.Not only are there tons of very attractive girls, but Sanlitun is also a great date location.I saw this on Twitter: Here’s the story on Beijing Cream.Then a friend on We Chat said, “There have been a lot of random beatings of foreign men with Chinese women in Gongti [District in Beijing] and Wudaokou [District in Beijing].
He then vanishes and she is taken away by police as an accessory to spying.
Beijing may be the best place to meet and date Chinese girls (with Shenzhen and Chengdu also vying for the title). Because Beijing is one of the biggest cities in China, you get some of the hottest Chinese girls coming here from all over the country looking for opportunities.
Many of them are hot enough to become models and actresses.
I wonder if [it is] connected or not.” titled Group accused of attacking foreigners arrested, which notes several attacks where the victims were foreign men walking with Chinese women (or, in one case, a Korean woman who appeared Chinese to attackers). Still, it’s one thing to beat someone, and another to stab someone to death.
The following day, I discovered this Tweet (via an updated version of the story at Beijing Cream): Note that “老外” is the Chinese term for foreigners (in this case, foreign men) — confirming this as a hate crime.