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Queue grows longer for mainland government jobs
Staff Reporter
update on Friday, October 29, 2010
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Tough competition for a job in the mainland's civil service, in which some posts attract more than 4,000 applications, has not diminished applicants' desire, reports China Daily. According to official figures, the number of applicants registering to take next year's national civil servants' examination surpassed one million. A total of 137 central authorities and institutions plan to recruit 16,000 civil servants next year, 1,000 more than this year.


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