Yes, it's China. Sounds like the problems in getting doctors to work in rural areas in the US
If personal incomes, working conditions and future development opportunities can be improved in underdeveloped regions, more and more talents will be attracted to work there, says a signed article in People's Daily. The following is an excerpt.
In the application process for the national civil servant test of 2008, many positions attracted over 1,000 applicants - one of these positions attracted 3,592 test-takers; but no applicants showed interest in 59 positions in underdeveloped regions.
Saturday, December 29, 2007
Some Familiar Problems in an Unlikely Place
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