'Grinning' Chinese official sacked

'Grinning' Chinese official sacked

Shanghai : China | Sep 21, 2012 at 12:09 AM PDT
Source: China News
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A Chinese work safety official photographed grinning at the scene of a fatal bus crash late last month has been removed from his post for possessing a number of expensive watches and serious violation of discipline, local authorities said Friday. Yang Dacai, 55, head of the Shaanxi Provincial Bureau... FULL ARTICLE AT China News
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