Jobseekers read the ads at an employment fair in Haikou, Hainan Island. China’s “100-day” campaign highlights the urgency for young people to find work. Photo: Xinhua Jobseekers read the ads at an employment fair in Haikou, Hainan Island. China’s “100-day” campaign highlights the urgency for young people to find work. Photo: Xinhua
Jobseekers read the ads at an employment fair in Haikou, Hainan Island. China’s “100-day” campaign highlights the urgency for young people to find work. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus pandemic

China starts campaign to help new graduates find jobs as economy slumps

  • Initiatives include recruiting more teachers, expanding army enlistment, more hiring by state-owned firms, and more subsidies for small businesses
  • China is facing daunting economic problems as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, with GDP contracting 6.8 per cent in the first quarter

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Jobseekers read the ads at an employment fair in Haikou, Hainan Island. China’s “100-day” campaign highlights the urgency for young people to find work. Photo: Xinhua Jobseekers read the ads at an employment fair in Haikou, Hainan Island. China’s “100-day” campaign highlights the urgency for young people to find work. Photo: Xinhua
Jobseekers read the ads at an employment fair in Haikou, Hainan Island. China’s “100-day” campaign highlights the urgency for young people to find work. Photo: Xinhua
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