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Reader Contest: What are your misconceptions?

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What are the biggest misconceptions people in your country have about China? And what misconceptions do Chinese people have about your country? Answer this question for a chance to win a 5-star hotel stay at Grand Millennium Beijing in our latest “Speaking of China …” reader contest!

Want to enter? Read below for full details and contest rules and regulations.

HOW CAN I ENTER?

To enter, answer the question “What are the biggest misconceptions people in your country have about China? And what misconceptions do Chinese people have about your country?” using any format you choose: a short essay (150-250 words), a photo, video … the possibilities are endless!

Post your entry as a comment on this Facebook post (http://on.fb.me/1oRsozJ), or email your entry tospeakingofchina@globaltimes.com.cn. The closing date for entries is 4pm (Beijing time) on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

HOW WILL THE WINNERS BE CHOSEN?

The winners will be decided by public vote at this page:
http://community.globaltimes.cn/speakingofchina/What%20Are%20Your%20Misconceptions/vote.html

HOW CAN I VOTE?

We’ll post each entry to the voting page linked to above, and voting will start at 10am (Beijing time) on Monday, March 24, 2014. Voting will end at 4pm (Beijing time) on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Each individual may vote only once. Our system will recognize duplicated votes; any voter caught attempting to vote more than once will have their votes excluded from the final totals.

WHAT CAN I WIN, AND HOW ARE WINNERS SELECTED?

The top winner will win three vouchers, each for a one-night stay at Grand Millennium Beijing. The ten entrants with the highest scores, including the overall winner, will each receive a Global Times T-shirt. The best entries, as decided by the Global Times editors, will also be published in the Global Times.

HOW WILL WINNERS BE ANNOUNCED AND PRIZES DISTRIBUTED?

The names of all winners will be announced on the Global Times Facebook page on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Prizes will be delivered by mail. Winners must provide a valid mailing address in order for Global Times to guarantee delivery of prizes. If a prize winner cannot be reached by Global Times within seven days of the results being announced, that prize winner shall forfeit the right to claim their prize, and the Global Times reserves the right to choose another winner in their place.

OTHER RULES

Entrants must be over 18 years of age. By participating in this contest, entrants agree to abide by all contest rules and regulations as set out here. This contest is being organized and administered entirely by the Global Times. Facebook has no connection with this contest in any capacity. The recipient of any information provided by entrants is Global Times, not Facebook.

DISCLAIMER

Global Times reserves the right to alter or close the contest at any time. Global Times reserves the right to disqualify any entrant suspected of cheating.


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