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CHINA – GOVERNMENT AIMS TO ENSURE HIGH QUALITY AND FULL EMPLOYMENT (XINHUA) reports that China’s government will explore ways to create new jobs to ensure employment of various groups. Zhang Yizhen, deputy minister of human resources and social security stated that more than 15 million people will enter the urban labour market in 2018 including 8.2 million college graduates. However, despite the large influx there will also be structural imbalances, Yizhen said, adding that the working-age population will remain above 800 million until 2035, compared with more than 900 million in 2017. “Ensuring employment is a priority and the government will explore ways to ensure high quality and full employment of various groups, Yizhen said