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  • The Tibetan mastiff, considered one of the oldest breeds of dog in the world, has become

  • a popular tool for bribing politicians in China. The breed’s value has soared in recent

  • years from several hundred Renminbi to millions of Renminbi. Rumor has it that bribing politicians

  • with Tibetan mastiffs is the most effective way to gain approval for local development

  • plans.

  • Since bribing authorities with money or expensive items is easy to track, bribing them with

  • Tibetan mastiff has become the most popular way to get the dirty jobs done. Authorities

  • are often attracted by the Tibetan mastiff’s uniqueness. According to a Tibetan mastiff

  • breeder in Qinghai surnamed Xi, owning Tibetan mastiff allows greedy businessmen or politicians

  • to expand their property to thousands of acres in size. According to another breeder surnamed

  • Ma, one of his clients even reduced a prisoner’s penalty from life in prison to 10 years after

  • bribing prison authorities with two Tibetan mastiffs.

  • Many people have started making money by becoming Tibetan mastiff breeders. Some even raise

  • their Tibetan mastiffs in air-conditioned rooms and feed them vitamins. However, the

  • growing number of Tibetan mastiff breeders has caused the value of Tibetan mastiff to

  • fall.

The Tibetan mastiff, considered one of the oldest breeds of dog in the world, has become

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A2 tibetan breeder renminbi prison popular soared

How do you bribe Chinese politicians? Give them Tibetan mastiffs, seriously!

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    姚易辰 posted on 2014/01/13
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