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Woman Who Received ‘Me Love You Long Time’ Email Now Has a Job Helping Immigrants

Connie Cheung

Chinese American Connie Cheung, an applicant who received a highly offensive email a few months ago, has finally found herself a job serving the community.

Cheung now works as a human resources manager for the Chinese Mutual Aid Association, a non-profit group dedicated to helping immigrants adjust in the U.S. by giving them affordable English lessons, immigration assistance, home health care and other assistance, according to Chicago Asian Network.

7-Eleven in Japan Will Pay $67,000 a Year to a ‘Sweets Ambassador’ to Post on Social Media

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is hiring a Dream Seven Sweets Ambassador in Japan, and is willing to pay 600,000 yen ($5,600) per month with a total salary of 7.11 million yen ($67,000) a year.

The position is for people who register to 7-Eleven’s mailing list on the company’s website, as well as receive coupons, updates and other company related matters, according to an official post, as translated by SoraNews24.

High End Mall in the Philippines Exposed Online For Horrific Work Environment

An applicant of a popular mall in Makati City, Philippines, decided not to pursue a job she applied for after witnessing the condition of the facilities its management provides for its workers.

In a Facebook rant that has since gone viral locally, Jennifer Marañon lamented the mind-boggling state of the comfort rooms and other employee areas at The Landmark, a popular mall in Metro Manila.

Taiwan’s Foxconn is Planning to Build a Factory in Wisconsin That Could Create Up to 25,000 Jobs

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer for Apple, has expressed its ambition of opening a major factory in Wisconsin — its first on American soil — expected to create thousands of jobs.

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou announced the plan at the White House on Wednesday in the presence of Donald Trump and two Wisconsin Republicans, House speaker Paul D. Ryan and Gov. Scott Walker.

Japan is Giving Permanent Residency to Foreigners Working in the Anime Industry

Foreigners working in anime-related fields for at least one year in Japan can soon get permanent residency rights, the country’s Immigration Bureau has announced.

The new rule, which takes effect in 2018, follows changes in the bureau’s “points-based preferential immigration treatment for highly skilled foreign professionals” announced earlier this year.

China Will Have 415 Million New Tech Jobs in by 2035

While robots have started replacing workers in China, 415 million jobs are expected in the country by 2035 — and they’re all in tech. If it sounds promising, employees might want to start learning skills that are not easily replaced by artificial intelligence as soon as possible.

The overwhelming figure, boosting technology’s share to 48% of gross domestic product, comes from a study by the Boston Consulting Group and AliResearch Institute. More than 100 million of these jobs will reportedly be generated by Alibaba.

5,000 Workers in China Are Being Fired and Replaced By Robots

As much as 600 companies in Kunshan, the heart of China’s electronics industry in Jiangsu Province, are planning to fire thousands of workers in an apparent move to trim labor costs.

The looming move follows a series of changes that have occurred in Kunshan over the last two years. In 2014, the county met an industrial explosion that killed 146 people and stripped some reputation off of it. The incident was blamed on substandard safety measures and disorderly industrialization.