China company rewarded best employee with a night with actress

CHINA - A company in China rewarded its best employee with a night with Hatano Yui, a Japan adult video actress at its appreciation dinner recently, Kwong Wah Yit Poh reported.

The company in Shanghai invited the actress to appear as the special guest at the dinner, which attracted a lot of her fans to take photographs with her, it reported.

It caused a stir among the employees when an announcement was made that the best employee of the year would spend a night with the actress.

When the news broke, some netizens slammed the company for such a reward and questioned the company's stand on morality.

It is a common occurrence for some established companies in China to dole out cash and cars to its outstanding workers during appreciation dinners.

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