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Guest388182
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Anyone with a choice will choose to stay away

Apr 14, 2015 09:45 Report Abuse

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Guest2763082
comment|58535|307009

China will always be one of the top destinations for foreign talent. The appeal is multi-faceted and the opportunities are immense.

Apr 14, 2015 08:42 Report Abuse

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Stiggs
comment|58564|276259

Too embarrassed by the crap you wrote to even use your anonymous ECC name are you 'guest2763082' ?

Apr 14, 2015 13:25 Report Abuse

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Guest2503130
comment|58566|278125

Lol, this sounds one of my students' Chinglish essays, straight from Baidu translate. When I ask them to find a synonym for, or explain "multi-faceted", they are dumbstruck.

Apr 14, 2015 13:38 Report Abuse

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dongbeiren
comment|58573|303147

Wow, you speak some English. Care to elaborate?

Apr 14, 2015 16:27 Report Abuse

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FedericoBN2008
comment|58591|279355

Hahahahahahahahaha!

Apr 14, 2015 20:56 Report Abuse

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royceH
comment|58754|27883

Oh come on.....when I ask them how they are, they reply they like chicken. Jesus Christ.....35 years this has been going on. Excuse the blasphemy.

Apr 16, 2015 23:03 Report Abuse

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Guest2763082
comment|58812|307009

China will leave western countries in the dust simply because the government is powerful enough and foresighted enough to invest in long term infrastructure in the energy, transport and IT sectors in particular. Watch how the the worlds biggest corporations will all want to have their HQs in a Chinese city within the next 10 years.

Apr 18, 2015 18:00 Report Abuse

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Guest14237618
comment|58820|1581957

Oh, are you talking about the same corporations that are now sending their staff back home, packing up and moving out of China? If the West was also playing the protectionist game China wouldn't stand a chance, of course when China does it and the West keeps its doors wide open it's not a fair game, too bad for China, Europe is now heading toward nationalism, the US will follow, enjoy the free market while it lasts.

Apr 19, 2015 12:34 Report Abuse

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donnie3857
comment|73503|91621

Common guys; He/she was joking

Jan 19, 2017 13:15 Report Abuse

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knightly
comment|58533|85631

The real reason is that China offers nothing that millennials and Gen X'ers value or desire. Example, fast, secure and unrestricted internet -no. Access to the latest technology at great prices- no. Ease of travel in and out of the country - no. Fair and transparent rules and government - no. Freedom of expression -no. Clean air and public spaces - no. A civilised society with social values comparable to back home - no. The list could go on. Sorry China, you will never attract young, talented westerners for any longer than a year or two because life here involves far too many compromises.

Apr 14, 2015 08:37 Report Abuse

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Robk
comment|58558|27601

I agree. Funny how they always fail to mention these facts like they don't exist. Ignorance is best solution in China. Another HUGE issue, is that China does not allow citizenship. And even if you COULD get it, you have to denounce your own citizenship. It just seems wrong for a country that is suppose to be emerging as a world superpower. Chinese think that if they are rich, they will be respected and treated with admiration. Unfortunately, they don't realize that people are truly recognized for their innovation and creativity.

Apr 14, 2015 11:52 Report Abuse

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BlightyMatt
comment|58612|265245

Excellent comment! Bang on... Add that it is very difficult to build anything due to the impermanence of life here. Even if you can stick the negatives of daily life there is very little reward for doing so. When your usefulness is gone, so are you. Build a business, raise a family, buy a property, all built on shifting sands and the rug could be pulled out from under you at any minute....Where do I sign up?

Apr 15, 2015 05:09 Report Abuse

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RiriRiri
comment|58528|281533

QQ's topics are getting dumber by the years. Ma Huateng must have hit a very nice deal with the current leadership. Another feel good article that contradicts itself right from the first point. Also, increased numbers of foreigners? Okay, where are the statistics?

Apr 14, 2015 07:51 Report Abuse

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expatlife26
comment|58703|262996

This is a really amateurish article for a bunch of reasons. Foremost is that the topic is supposed to be China can't attract foreign professionals, which implies that there is a strong demand for them which is unmet due to unfavorable circumstances. In practice though the article is more about how there ISNT demand for foreign professionals. What I take away from this is that companies don't consider foreign talent enough of a priority to pay for it, and that Chinese foreign students fill the need in local firms. Foreigners that do come here looking for professional work end up teaching english...but even that's a stupid point. If they end up teaching english than they weren't motivated to be professionals in the first place. The example they give of a fresh engineering grad from UVM who ended up teaching is a ridiculous example. Obviously that guy didn't really care about being an engineer or he would have moved on when he couldn't find a job. I'm sure there are lots of stories like that but it's not an example that supports the topic. The only example which is somewhat related is the Nokia SVP, but even that's more an issue of talent retention than talent attraction. This reads like something from a high school english class.

Apr 16, 2015 10:40 Report Abuse

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Guest2781358
comment|58550|309039

There's quite a few on here

Apr 14, 2015 10:51 Report Abuse

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Robk
comment|58557|27601

LoL... I can just see it. A bunch of drooling, mouth-breathers with a poster of Mao hung in their bedroom turning on their MACs to defend the honor of China against the evil American running-dogs. yi-er-san kai shi!

Apr 14, 2015 11:47 Report Abuse

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Koltenuka
comment|58561|90591

I don't think they actually care about the party ideology, as wumaos tend to be fairly well educated. It seems like it is just a job for them.

Apr 14, 2015 11:59 Report Abuse