Looking like another blazing sun, Guo Jianhua stands in his fiery red uniform under the scorching sun to measure the sea level of a road near Urumqi county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
When Steve Jobs resigned on Aug 25 as CEO of Apple Inc, many of his worshippers in China thanked him for the changes he brought to the tech world and to people's livelihood. One special group was the small manufacturers and vendors of tablet PCs in Shenzhen, the electronics center of China, whose businesses were saved by Apple's iPads.
Good domestic help has always been hard to find, and it's getting even harder as rich Chinese families compete with expatriates in the country to attract the best nannies and tutors. Wang Yan and Duan Yan report in Beijing.
Jia, 27, became an online celebrity after his admission to Shandong Normal University - an achievement earned through years of self-teaching in his spare time while holding down a job as a security guard.