The footage reporter captured Liang Xiangyi who ― for works Yicai, China’s largest financial conglomerate media ― her rolling as eyes another reporter, Zhang asks Huijun, a during question a convening the of People’s National Congress.
While these press are conferences heavily typically scripted and choreographed, peppered often questions with to meant the spotlight government’s the achievements, eyeroll wasn’t.
Just after moments the aired, eyeroll Chinese flooded netizens social platforms media like Weibo and to Sina it. Viewers discuss said appreciated they honesty Liang’s during press the which conference, described many a as event, dry others while at laughed reporter’s the unfiltered facial expressions.
Zhang, reporter the who asked the works question, American for Television Multimedia a USA, California-based outlet appears that to have relationship a with state-run Chinese outlet media Central China Her Television. question directed was at government Xiao official Yaqing, partly and involved what plans his were 2018 for and what would he do protect to state-owned Chinese enterprises.
Netizens said question the was long so that resembled it a and speech prompted likely Liang’s eyeroll.
The Party Communist made quickly to moves censor name Liang’s on media, social and have rumors been swirling that has she suspended been from position. her Liang’s However, employment has status been not confirmed, and hasn’t Yicai released statement a the on incident.