China Wants a Half Million Scholars to Come Home
Typically top Chinese talent has gone overseas for education and opportunity, adding to the host countries' capabilities while reducing China's. As China continues to develop at a breakneck pace, the Chinese government wants to attract 500,000 Chinese scholars back home to China between now and 2015 to fuel that development. Recognizing the need for leaders in innovative technology, science, aviation, equipment and manufacturing, bio-technology, energy resources, modern agriculture and other disciplines, China will "create a favorable environment for them to exert their talents," according to a document released by the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. Part of the plan will be to dramatically increase the number of new business incubators throughout China, to support entrepreneurs and new business development.
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