In May 2016, a Facebook post claiming that China was making corned beef with dead bodies and selling the products to Africa started circulating on social media, along with a series of photos purportedly showing the morbid operation.
On June 16th, the Zambian tabloid KACHEPA issued an open apology on its report dated May 17th that "China Feeding Africa with Human Meat". The apology reads that the source of the said report was from social media and was not verified, which constituted a hoax and the tabloid therefore extends its unreserved apology to the Chinese people.
The Centre For Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) report said the Chinese peacekeepers abandoned their posts in the South Sudanese capital of Juba on July 11, 2016, a day after a rocket-propelled grenade had exploded near a Chinese armoured personnel carrier, killing two Chinese soldiers.
China has refuted allegations that its peacekeepers abandoned their posts in South Sudan in July as "malicious speculation". Yang Yujun, spokesman of the Ministry of National Defense said that Chinese peacekeepers did their utmost to guarantee the safety of civilians and other peacekeepers even after two Chinese soldiers were killed and 5 were injured.
On June 12th 2016, the Journal of Brazil published a report titled “China's female citizens are forbidden to marry foreigners”, which had been picked up from the Brazilian channel of a Russian website.
Recently, a social media post claimed that plastic rice was found in an Asian restaurant in Vancouver, Canada.