05 May '11, 7am

Oops, even #Chinese media gets #Osama and #Obama mixed up

Oops, even #Chinese media gets #Osama and #Obama mixed up

The names of slain Al Qaeda leader and the US President are so similar that even the Chinese translations can be easily confused. STOMPer Steven spotted this mistake on Chinese news website zaobao.com today (May 5). Fox News has repeatedly made the same mistake with the names . The Al Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden, was killed in a night raid last Sunday (May 1). The STOMPer said that he found it "interesting" that the Chinese website mixed up 'Osama' with 'Obama' too. When STOMP checked, the mistake has been corrected.

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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