It’s A LIE – The truth (and MH370) is still out there, say Chinese netizens #thisweekinweibo

Last night, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says new data confirms that missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 ended its journeyQQ截图20140325113816 in southern Indian Ocean with survivors.

The announcement provoked 11.8 million conversations on Sina Weibo in first 8 hours. Most people couldn’t believe what they thought was a lie from Malaysia.

People are discussing:

  • How Malaysia drew a conclusion from data alone, without any wreckage being found.
  • Malaysia’s plot
  • Wish the departed saints to rest in peace, and wish for the living to be strong ! 
  • Express sadness with the news and photos
  • Hope Chinese Government can find the truth

 

1.Flight MH370 crashed in Indian Ocean #马航飞机失事#

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says new data confirms that missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 ended its journey in southern Indian Ocean.

2.Tea Eggs #茶叶蛋#

 Taiwan broadcasted a TV programme satirising mainland Chinese as unable to afford to eat tea eggs (which are pretty delicious, by the way, but by no means expensive). This resulted in a lot of angry messages and photos of tea eggs. Tensions across the straits are not always just political, sometimes they are social as well.

3.Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane #马航飞机失联#

Malaysia Airline loses contact with flight MH370. Now Malaysian Prime Minister says the flight crashed in Indian Ocean.

4.Would you marry a man who’s shorter than you?  #你愿嫁比你矮的男生吗?#

“Love is blind” is not really the motto in China. Traditional norms dominate, which is why most ladies said no, they wouldn’t marry a man who was shorter than her. Others thought height would not be a problem.

5.Which subject destroyed your life when you were in school #你被哪门学科毁了#

Two options for people to choose, one is”subjects: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry”; the other one is “subjects: English,Politics and History”. Two-thirds of people chose the first choice.

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