Slogans (Kouhao) are a typical Chinese scenes in the country.Chinese slogans are generally short, easy to keep in mind, and neatly summarizes a particularly idea or call to action. Here we collected are some common slogans found at different times in China demonstrating the different political policies publicized by the central government of China.
The production team must firmly follow the political-oriented road.
Must liberate Taiwan!
Whoever breaks away from porverty is glorious, whoever is poor is incapable.
The new couple should not forget the one-child policy when entering the bridal chamber.
If a train runs over a cow, the cow owner will receive no compensation but be punished by law.
We can avoid earning money for 10 years, but we should not have a day without reading books.
Cadre who becomes rich first can be considered a good cadre.
The person who destroys woods will cause his mother to die before that.
A daughter is equal to a vast sky.
Strictly forbid [Chinese Communist] Party cadres participating in group petition.
If you don’t abort when you’re supposed to, we’ll tear down your house and confiscate your cow.
Chairman Mao is the red sun in our hearts.
Three People’s Principles will unify China.
If one woman gives birth to a baby outside the state plan, all the villagers will suffer tubal ligation.
One gun, two jin [1 kg] of dynamite; two years in prison, enough said.
Person stealing manhole covers will get his hands chopped off when being caught.
Long live the great Communist Party of China.
Person who catches a thief or beats him to death will be rewarded.
No matter how poor it is, education shall not be property-stricken; No matter how bitter it is, children shall not be suffering.
We should not be addicted to long sleeping, cause we will go to final sleep after death.
Father will go to jail if his son commits arson.
Staying away from drugs means staying far away from AIDS, dial 110 (like 911 in the USA) is free of charge.
If people in poor mountainous areas want to get rich, they should have less kids and plant more trees.
Teacher Hu’s English [courses] can spread AIDS. [ The teacher’s ad covers part of the former slogan, a very bad placement!]
Must prepare for war – Mao Zedong
If you arbitrarily log [chop down trees], I will arbitrarily punish [you].
Investor is god, those who introduce investment are great contributors, and whoever offends investor is committing a crime.
Finish middle school before looking for work.
People live here, do not tear down.
If dump garbage on the streets, death to your father.