Not impressed! Chinese reporter's dramatic eye-roll at rival journalist who 'hogs the limelight' is caught on live national TV

Mail Online | 3/13/2018 | Tracy You For Mailonline
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It was an eye-roll given within a metre, but powerful enough to break China's internet.

A Chinese journalist has become an online sensation for her exaggerated facial expressions caught on national TV.

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The reporter rolled her eyes dramatically at a reporter standing next to her when the latter was asking an extremely lengthy question on a press conference as dozens of journalists fought for attention.

Her reaction happened to be caught on live television yesterday and her eye-roll quickly became the most popular - and the most censored - topic on the country's social media.

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Both reporters were attending a political press conference held by Xiao Yaqing, the head of China's State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.

The event was broadcast by China Central Television Station.

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The press conference was a part of the ongoing Two Sessions in Beijing, the two most important meetings the Chinese government holds every year.

It was at this year's Two Sessions that China's top leaders passed a proposal to amend the Constitution which essentially cleared the way for President Xi Jinping to rule the country for as long as he wants.

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According to China's Global Times, the reporter who gave the eye-roll is called Liang Xiangyi and she works for a Chinese financial media group, China Business Network

Standing at Liang's left-hand side is Zhang Huijun, who runs American Multimedia Television USA, a Chinese-language television station based in California.

Ms - Zhang - Questions - Capital - Flight

Ms Zhang was asking questions concerning capital flight and the One Belt, One Road initiatives, among others, in one go.

Apparently, Ms Liang expressed her...
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