Cutting overcapacity in certain industries means a number of workers will likely become unemployed. According to China Labour and Social Security News, the central government's overcapacity reduction plan in 2016 affected 1.8 million steel and coal workers.
Fast forward four months. The contingency hair style that my UK hairdresser and I had devised had done its job - I had got this far without needing a trim. But the time had come, I could wait no longer…
"And another thing…" I continued, scrabbling about in my handbag for my phone and Google Translate. "Wǒ de hair shìjuǎnfǎ" –my hair is curly (or words to that effect).
There is a wide range of unique dishes to choose from when it comes to food and thus the take-aways, fast food companies and hotels quickly and efficiently rise up to their mandate to satisfy the taste buds of both the young and the old, locals and foreigners as well as the rich and poor in Guangzhou.
"Unlike past institutional reform, which mainly was related to government institutions and administrative systems, this institutional reform will be comprehensive," he said in the article.