The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China normally evokes a strict and disciplined image. This image, however, elicits the scorn of many Chinese that is usually reserved for the filthy rich.

A Chinese netizen posted about running into the two women wearing military uniforms at the Shenzhen airport and shocked by how they were accessorized: two shoulder bags/purses, a Burberry and LV (Louis Vuitton) respectively, LV branded luggage bags and suitcases, and the black paper bag at the bottom left corner of the photo was a newly purchased Gucci.

Attentive netizens calculated how much all of the items in the picture cost: Large LV luggage bag/each = 58,500 yuan, 5 * 58,500 = 292,500 yuan, small LV bag/each = 26,000 yuan, 2 * 26,000 = 52,000 yuan, and not including the rolling suitcase and other items, the total: 344,500 yuan (~52,197 USD).

The question is whether the army personnel are that well paid or are they just carrying fakes.

via chinaSMACK.

In a total shock to airport security across the globe, an Asian male in his twenties managed to board a flight from Hong Kong to Canada. In what would be described as “something only seen in movies”, the man disguised himself as an old Caucasian – “Mission Impossible” style.

Apparently he is seeking refugee status in Canada and he used the frequent flyer card of a “real” Caucasian to pass boarding checks.

Details on how he actually managed to bypass multiple layers of airport security checks and his real motives for going through so much trouble are unclear at the moment.

Below are some videos on the incident:

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