civil service

December 4, 2012No Comments

Chinese civil servants in the eyes of ordinary Chinese

On November 23 and 24, over 1.12 million Chinese across the country flooded to universities and schools to take the annual national civil service exam and jostle with one another for 20,839 positions. China Central Television interviewed a bunch of people in the street for their impressions of civil servants. Some answers really go home.

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October 25, 20122 Comments

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A master’s graduate coming from rural China did not find an ideal job in the city and returned to his village to work on the farm. His father, who has been a peasant for his entire life, felt so humiliated and depressed by his son’s choice, or rather, lack of any, and attempted suicide. On [...]

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