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Guo Meimei, 20 who goes by the name "Guo Meimei Baby" may be just another young woman flaunting her wealth through photographs, the Chinese version of Twitter, but her link to the Red Cross of China has sparked a national debate around how donations to charities are used. The Red Cross of China is one of the country's largest charities and has strong ties to the communist government. And evidence of Ms Guo's extravagant lifestyle has made the Chinese suspicious in a country where the divide between rich and poor is growing and corruption is rife. In her microblog, Ms Guo, whose name "Mei" means "pretty", has posted photos of herself with the sports cars, a pile of luxury Hermes handbags, sipping drinks in business class on a flight and showing off her luxury villa. On Weibo alone, more than 600,000 posts a day were written about Ms Guo, London's Daily Telegraph reported. It claims more than 140 million buy burberry prorsum online users. Mr Wang was forced to resign from his job as a result of the furore, while the Red Cross vehemently denied any links to Ms Guo. Ms Guo played down her links with the mega charity in a special report into the controversy on national broadcaster CCTV. "The wording 'Red Cross Society' is too sensitive," Malaysia's newspaper reported her as saying. "Everybody was saying that I used the organisation to make big bucks." The English language China Daily another state run paper weighed in on the debate. "The RCSC [Red Cross Society of China], as a non profit charity organisation, has the obligation to keep all its activities transparent and let the public know how it manages its donations and where it has spent them. "Yet, its lack of transparency in the use burberry golf of charity donations has long been a matter of concern to the public." The People's Daily the mouthpiece of China's Communist Party also acknowledged the growing influence of social networking tools on Chinese society and politics in an article titled: How microblogging power shakes reality in China. "Microblogging was introduced in China in 2009 and has quickly developed into a major channel of public opinions within less than three years. Many hot incidents were first exposed through microblog posts. "From the forum to microblogging, the people's enthusiasm and ability to participate in public affairs has greatly risen along with the [i]nternet, which is developing at an unbelievable speed." English language social media sites Facebook and Twitter which attract millions of users worldwide and through which aspects of the Arab Spring revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa were organised burberry clearance outlet locations are banned in China. Yet local sites Tencent (China's largest internet service portal), Weibo, Baidu (a search engine) and Renren (sometimes dubbed the Chinese Facebook) have grown in popularity in recent years, and are among the world's most visited online networking sites. The ultimate victim of the widespread outrage may be China's philanthropy drive. Last year, Chinese citizens donated 70 billion yuan ($10 billion) to charities compared with 54 billion yuan in 2009, Agence France Presse reported, quoted the official Xinhua news agency. The country is outlet burberry orlando still new to philanthropy and the China Development Brief, a prominent publication, said local charities' "lack of transparency and mechanisms to track donations" remained major stumbling blocks, AFP said. The China Daily said as a result of the uproar over Ms Guo, 90 per cent of people who took part in an online poll the newspaper conducted indicated they would not donate to the Red Cross of China any more. The Financial Times noted: "There is also a deeper problem in the lack of trust in a society whose wealthiest members often get rich through government connections.
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