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Millions of students will graduate in China this year, but with up to a third unable to get a job the number of suicides is soaring.
...with one in three of this year's graduates unable to get a job..anxiety about finding work is shared by most students.
...Now, the authorities face the prospect of the harmonious society which the ruling Chinese Communist Party hails as its greatest achievement being destabilised by protests from millions of China's brightest young people.
Originally posted by Solomons
I wouldn't call between 7/8% growth being impacted upon..i wish we had such growth figures.Very sad though that such young smart folks are choosing suicide because they cannot envision their future in the world..
Nineteen local college students took their own lives last year, beating out acute diseases, traffic accidents and fires as the chief killer of these young people, according to the Shanghai Education Commission.
The city reported 63 "safety incidents" among its 598,400 registered college students last year, including 55 deaths and 18 injuries.
Originally posted by Raverous
I feel no sympathy for them over this. You spend, say 4 years in college then you go out with unrealistic expectations of finding a job instantly, then suicide when things don't go exactly according to plan? Exactly what kind of weak minded people are being bred over there? I thought it was bad here.
[edit on 26-7-2009 by Raverous]