Although hesitant at first, Xiao Li eventually gives in and gives him photocopies of internal documents.
The comic then delves into semi-sexist territory, as Xiao Li is depicted as an innocent girl who becomes dim-witted and naive at the first sight of love.
As their relationship progresses, David begins to ask Xiao Li if she can give him "internal references" that would help him conduct his research.
To mark China’s first annual National Security Education Day earlier this month, propaganda officials plastered certain neighborhoods of the capital with a poster campaign called “Dangerous Love” warning of devious Don Juans lurking in their midst.
NEWSLETTER: Get the day's top headlines from Times Editor Davan Maharaj The 16-panel cartoon depicts a red-haired, bespectacled, pointy-nosed foreigner named David who claims to be a “visiting scholar” and strikes up a romance with a pretty civil servant named Little Li, whose job is to write reports for central Communist Party decision-makers.
In fact, I moonlight as a rather well-connected man-about-town in the expat community here (or rather, I was doing so earlier this year… Chase woke up one day in 2004 tired of being alone.
So, he set to work and read every book he could find, studied every teacher he could meet, and talked to every girl he could talk to to figure out dating.
" "OK." Two young women are depicted in a poster campaign called "Dangerous Love" that appeared in residential communities all over Beijing.
(Handout) When Yu Hongna, a 24-year-old graduate student in English language and literature, told her mom she was dating a British guy, her mother was wary.
But according to the Chinese government, women should also look for another trait: not being a secret overseas spy.
To celebrate National Security Education Day on April 15 (yes, this exists), authorities released a series of posters to raise awareness of different security issues.
According to Chinese law, any persons that are found supplying state secrets or intelligence to a foreign organization or personnel will be incarcerated for five to ten years.