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Chinese investors check stock prices at a stock brokerage in Fuyang city in central China's Anhui province. Photo: AP
Workers at their desks inside Tech Temple, a co-working space for start-up companies in Beijing, last month. Beijing’s Zhongguancun district, China’s version of Silicon Valley, birthed 49 start-ups a day last year, said the Ministry of Science and Technology. Photo: Bloomberg

1212206_More Chinese reject iron rice bowls to chase riches
More Chinese reject iron rice bowls to chase riches

April 28
Anti-corruption drive, stagnant pay among reasons pushing civil servants to private sector

Poor conditions hound China’s boarding schools

BEIJING — In the United States, the words “boarding school” conjure images of children attending class in ivy-covered buildings, eating in oak-panelled dining halls and...

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