Lifestyle: Chinese women warned not to date foreign men

(From ABC)

China has released a campaign titled Dangerous Love, warning women not to be fooled by the charms of handsome foreign men who may be spies, to mark its first ever National Security Education Day.


In this cartoon Xiao Li says: “I didn’t know he was a spy; he used me!”

The day, which was celebrated on April 15, aimed at promoting public awareness of national security, and the 16-page comic was part of a campaign that included promotional materials and national events.

Dangerous Love tells the story of a young Chinese civil servant named Xiao Li, or Little Li, who hits it off with a red-headed foreign man at a party and starts a relationship with him, according to a translation by China Law Translate.

But the man, David, who says he is a visiting scholar, turns out to be a foreign spy who worms his way into Little Li’s heart with compliments, flowers and romantic walks in the park.

The cartoon depicts David convincing Li to give him secret internal documents from her office for his “academic articles”, before he disappears without a trace. Read More

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