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Different dreams of 'post-1990s' migrant workers (8)

People's Daily Online)  09:04, February 22, 2013  

Mei Huaiyuan sits in a room smaller than 10 square meters she rent for 200 yuan per month on Feb. 19, 2013. Mei Huaiyuan was born in 1992, and left hometown for work before graduating from high school. She is a sales clerk in a health product company in Mengshan, Zhejiang. She loves readings in spare time. She hopes she will settle down in Hangzhou if her financial condition permits. (Xinhua/ Han Chuanhao)

Migrant workers born in 1990s is an emerging force supporting the "Made in China" products. Most of post-1990s migrant workers quit school and start working early; they are unwilling to be farmers as the elder generation; they long for staying in a big city and realizing the metropolitan dream.

These young migrant workers are better to accept new knowledge and faster to learn new skills than their predecessors. They wish to work in cities and live the same life as their peers in cities.

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(Editor:WangXin、Wang Jinxue)


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