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Diverse talent needed to cater to demands of new Chinese consumer

While Chinese students have been going abroad to study since the early 20th century, the trend began to build momentum after Deng Xiaoping's economic reforms of the late 1970s and early 1980s. As a result, these hai gui - commonly referred to as "sea turtles", its homonym - have become a prized asset when they eventually return for employment in a local company.

15 Feb 2014 - 1:36AM

While Chinese students have been going abroad to study since the early 20th century, the trend began to build momentum after Deng Xiaoping's economic reforms of the late 1970s and early 1980s. As a result, these hai gui - commonly referred to as "sea turtles", its homonym - have become a prized asset when they eventually return for employment in a local company.

Diverse talent needed to cater to demands of new Chinese consumer