Government official fired, all because of a smile…

| September 23rd, 2012

From Weibo and other sources:

The “8·26” serious traffic accident in Yan’an, Shaanxi caused 36 deaths and 3 injuries. A picture of Yang Dacai, chief of Shaanxi Administration of Work Safety, smiling on the spot triggered heated discussion. Some netizens utilized “human flesh search engine” and uploaded more pictures of Yang online. Many a netizens claimed that he wore luxury watches like Rolex, TAG Heuer and Rado. Yang Dacai was caught in a wave of questioning.

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World smiling Day, 25 Volunteers the “Smiling Movement”

| May 14th, 2010

From Oriental Guardian (May 10):

A smile keeps the troops neat and orderly

Could it be possible that the efforts put forth in making the Smiling Nanjing Program a success have exceeded all of our hopes?

The 2010 Shanghai World Expo has just opened (May 1) and it is expected that an estimated 2 million visitors to the Expo will go on to travel to other parts of China, not excluding the historically significant city of Nanjing in Jiangsu Province. In preparation for […]Read more…