While official statistics show China's available jobs actually outnumber job seekers, why do we often hear stories about college graduates unable to find jobs? What makes it difficult for Chinese graduates to find jobs?
Many college graduates often mock their graduation as a “ceremony of unemployment”. But the latest job market report from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security shows the jobs available actually outnumber job seekers. What makes it difficult for employers to recruit enough workers? And what makes it difficult for job seekers to find such employers?
Opposing voices have followed the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security’s June announcement that it will gradually push back China’s retirement age. But how much money can we receive after we retire? At what age should we start planning our retirement? Does China have enough money to fund its aging population?
On June 5, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said it is going to gradually push back the retirement age to 65 years old. Is it a good idea to allow workers in China to retire at a later age? In what social context is the government’s push rooted? And what are some of the more fundamental problems existing in China’s current pension system?
Police in several Chinese cities are taking action against foreigners who live, work and enter China illegally. Are these actions isolated moves or rooted in a deeper social, cultural and legislative context? Is the increase of incidents involving illegal immigrants a symbol of China's rise as a land of opportunity?
Lawmakers are entering their last stage of assessing China’s need for a specialized law on domestic violence. Digest China explores some decade-long obstacles and difficulties in the legislation process.
In two recent polls on Digest China’s website, our viewers twice ranked food safety as the most concerning issue in life – ahead of other things like housing prices, healthcare and education. What concerns people so much about food safety? How safe is our food?
From March 3 to 14, thousands of National People's Congress deputies and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference members gathered in Beijing. We interviewed dozens of them and invite you to watch eight interview segments we think best represent the topics discussed during the two political sessions.
While China’s "two sessions" are considered the country's most important annual political events, what exactly can they do for China? In this episode, we will first take to the streets to collect some ordinary people’s ideas. Followed by an animation answering people’s most frequent questions and confusion, we will meet two guests.