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Different dreams of 'post-1990s' migrant workers

People's Daily Online)  08:51, February 22, 2013  

Cao Fen reads a book in a volunteer service spot in Hangzhou on Feb. 19. Born in 1996, she just finished junior high school graduation and now waits to attend a training course about e-commerce. (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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