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3Novices:White people wanted: a peek into China’s booming ‘rent a foreigner’ industry

When Katie moved to Beijing from New Jersey three years ago, she soon found that her full-time job didn’t pay well enough to cover her costs.
That’s when an online job ad caught her eye: “Chinese-speaking foreigner wanted for part-time position.”
So Katie, a 25-year-old American who speaks fluent Putonghua, applied and got the job with the government-backed firm. Her business card says she is the assistant to the director of the firm. Her job involves accompanying the…
June 10, 2017 at 05:01PM http://ift.tt/2rgtew0
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