By Wu Wenjing
Beita Yang, who had studied in New York for about eight years, works for a securities firm in Shenzhen.
Yang spent around $600,000 for her studies in the United States. She was determined to stay in America after her graduation. However, she found that although she had a master’s degree in America, it was hard for her to find a good job there. She had to come back to China for work and earns around $1,500 per month.
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By Li XinXin
Unlike other barbershops, “Hair College” doesn’t look like a hair salon but rather like a genteel coffee shop.
A wood carving of a bear stands in front of the stairs that lead upstairs. The soft rock music echoes around the second floor, which has a dim yellow light and a romantic feel.
Several guests are drinking beverages on high stools, flipping through some magazines. Looking out of the French window, you can see the downtown streets illuminated and filled with automobiles. Inside the room, the hairstylists are busily doing their jobs.
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By Deng Zhuoxin
What would you do if your favorite dish used cooking oil that had rat droppings or human waste in it? Well, it is possible, but one organization, Koubei, gives people a way to select “No Illegal Cooking Oil” restaurants.
Earlier this year, Koubei which is an organization of Alipay, asked restaurants to participate in the “No Illegal Cooking Oil” program. On the first day of the campaign, more than 10,000 restaurants joined, and Guangzhou reached 2,000 restaurants.
“Food safety is the most popular concern. We (Koubei) hope that the open and transparent internet platform can help customers find ‘No Illegal Cooking Oil’ restaurants,” said Fan Chi, the CEO of Koubei.
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