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In China, You Now Need a Bachelor’s Degree to Become a Toilet Manager

It’s not apparently easy to land a job as a toilet manager in one of the districts in Wuhan, the capital of central China’s Hubei province.

According to a job ad posted online by the officials Hongshan District, in order to be considered for the position, the applicant must not be older than 30 years old and, to much everyone’s surprise, must have at least a bachelor’s degree.

Vietnamese Dad Humiliated By HR Employee Because of His English Skills Finally Gets a Job

Last month, Seattle resident Emily Huynh tweeted about an incident where an HR director sent a horribly unprofessional email to her father after he applied for a position at that company.

Vietnamese Dad Insulted By Company for His English Gets Apology, Hiring Manager Fired

Nearly 24 hours after Emily Huynh tweeted a racist email from a potential employer to her father, the company has stated that the offending employee has been fired.

BEST UPDATE: HE GOT FIRED YALL!! I LOVE EVERYONE WHO SHARED THIS, LIKED THIS, READ THIS ARTICLE ETC. WE NO LONGER HAVE TO DEAL WITH THIS TRASH❤️😭 pic.twitter.com/tA1PzenuPx

Aspiring Teacher in India Commits Suicide After Landing Only Housekeeping Job

An aspiring Indian teacher was found dead in his home in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district. Tanu Mistry committed suicide by hanging himself in his own room, all while the volume on his TV was turned on full blast to mask any suspicion.

Mistry’s relatives tried knocking on the 30-year-old’s door but to no avail. Once his family members decided to tear the door down, it was already too late as Mistry’s lifeless body was already hanging from the ceiling.

Thai Amputee Gets ‘Best Job in Thailand’ Earning $30,000 a Month

An amputee from Thailand who lost both of her legs in a horrible accident in Singapore in 2011 recently landed herself a new job that many are calling the “Best Job in Thailand”.

Earlier this month, the 21-year-old Thammasat University Journalism and Mass Communication student named Nitcharee “Nong Than” Peneakchanasak landed the high-paying position of patient-happiness surveyor at the World Medical Hospital.  

South Koreans Spend Years Studying for Insane Exams But Still Can’t Find Jobs

Once among Asia’s brightest economies, South Korea has slowed its growth in recent years, leaving such a strong impact on the nation’s youth as jobs become scarce.

As a recent NPR episode highlighted, even those who spent years of diligently studying for tests are now struggling to find decent work. Currently, around 11.3% of Koreans aged 15 to 29 do not have a source of income, accounting for almost three times the country’s overall jobless rate.

China’s Tencent Paid an Employee Almost Double What Apple’s Highest Paid Earned

Chinese tech firm Tencent, owner of the messenger app WeChat, was recently revealed to have paid some impressively high salaries last year, with ranges that would put even Apple to shame.

The company reportedly paid an unnamed employee $40 million in salary and bonuses last year, according to Mashable. The amount was significantly higher from the firm’s top salary in 2015, which was $35 million.