This commercial for Malaysian oil and gas company PETRONAS was posted in 2010 though it aired in honor of the Chinese New Year in 2006. Only now has the ad gone viralviral on the Western web, instantly garnering over half a million views!
The video features a circle of older mothers, showing off their children’s accomplishments while they enjoy lunch. But ironically at the end, it is the mother with the commoner child who the group is most envious of.
As their theme is the Old West, they pair the shop owner against a hungry customer in a classic duel, only with fried rice and chow mein in place of bullets.
For the cherry on top, they even mismatch the audio and video to give the advert a cheesy kung-fu film flavor.
Andrew Huang isn’t your average online rapper. He’s not simply bilingual, but can speak five languages fluently. He demonstrates his linguistic and music ability in his new rap song Vas Tunga – Andrew Huang Raps In 5 Languages, where he weaves a song in English, Spanish, French, Swedish, and Mandarin.
Every though nearly every piece of consumer products now originate in China, the World’s Factory still has a name for poor quality control and nearly no oversight.
This viral video by Mark Bridgman doesn’t help that stereotype. It was actually published a year ago, but has only gone viral now.
While waiting to depart on his flight from Guangzhou Airport, he was sadly less than surprised to discover air freight employees literally throwing boxes of cargo so carelessly onto the conveyor belt that most of the packages fell of with a great crash.
After watching the men pathetically attempt at cleaning up their mess, Mark couldn’t help but let off some steam, saying, “What a joke, If you had put them on right first, you wouldn’t have this problem. I hope they’re not fragile.”