‘Over-Working Models’ in Vogue in Big Cities – Guan Xiaomeng

From China Daily:

Working 10 or more hours a day, almost no days off, no regular meals and lack of sleep – that’s the life for 70 percent of the white-collar workers in four of China’s big cities, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, according to a survey by Beijing Normal University.

These white-collar workers, usually with university degrees, good jobs and salaries, are quite used to overtime work and a new word was coined for them – “over-worked models” (Guo Laomo). [Full Text]

May 11, 2007 2:17 PM
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