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Dialogue 11/01/03 Young Chinese want civil servant jobs

01-03-2011 20:59 BJT

On December 5th, more than one million people took the annual National Public Servant Exam exams in China. 2010 marked the third consecutive year in which over one million candidates enrolled to compete for a central-government job.

But are Chinese youth so attracted to working as a civil servant? Is it a practical or an ideological choice? What does it mean for the quality of China’s ever-enlarging civil servant work force in China? And does it mean for Chinese society and politics as a whole?

Moderator: Tian Wei

Moderator: Tian Wei

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