Nearly 8,000 people in China apply for one job

China's growth holds steady

What job could be attractive enough to lure almost 8,000 candidates in China?

It’s not a high-flying position with a popular tech firm like Alibaba (BABA, Tech30) or Tencent (TCEHY). Instead, the legions of applicants are apparently eager to become an office worker for a powerless political party.