Programme was meant to upgrade skills of millions who lost jobs during the pandemic
CHENGDU (FINANCIAL TIMES) - Li Tianhui had high hopes when she signed up for a free training programme for make-up artists in her neighbourhood, six months after she lost her sales assistant job during the coronavirus pandemic.
"I was having trouble landing a position because of a lack of skills," said Ms Li, a 33-year-old from Chengdu, a south-western Chinese city. "I thought the course could address the problem."
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