Chinese official dies from drinking too much after first day on job

| April 23rd, 2014

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A Chinese official died from drinking too much — on his first day on the job.

Zhong Xiefei died from excessive drinking the evening of April 9, according to South China Morning Post. That Wednesday he enjoyed his first — and last — day of work as deputy chief of Laibin city, located in Guangxi province in south China.

Zhong began drinking baijiu, China’s national liquor, with other provincial and county-level officials that day at lunch.

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Head of Post Office drives drunk, killing 5 children

| December 8th, 2010

From Nease:

Xinhua News and Yangtze Evening News report, a tragic car accident happened at 319 National Highway, Luoyang city, Henan Province on December 5, 2010. 5 children were hit and killed by a drunk driver. The public reported that the driver was “no ordinary person”. December 6, Reporter learned from Luoning county government that the drunk driver perpetrator was the county postmaster (head of the post office) Gu Qingyang.

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Competing in drinking for sales job, interviewees pass out

| November 11th, 2010

(Netease) November 8, 2010, in Jiulongpo district, Chongqing, 4 young men wearing suites were passed out on the ground at the Baguocheng Square which attracted many onlookers. It turned out these 4 young men went to their second around job interview for a sales position at this company. Two of them are still university students about to graduate next year.

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