Chinese Netizens Question Donation of School Buses to Macedonia


Chinese Internet users are questioning their country’s donation of school buses to the European country Macedonia, less than two weeks after an overcrowded school minivan crashed in China, killing 19 preschool students.

Last Friday, China presented the European nation with 23 school buses. By Monday, more than half a million online comments about the donation were posted to China’s Weibo micro-blog service.

One common question: How could China donate brand-new school buses to another country when Chinese school children are subjected to shoddy and unsafe transportation conditions at home? Continue reading