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Asian business students voted Google as their second-ranked ideal employer in 2013, one year after the search giant captured the top spot.

Google (GOOG, Fortune 500) operates in many Asian markets, but has at times struggled to take a dominant share in countries with a domestic alternative.

Competition isn't the company's only headwind in Asia. For example, Google has a very complicated relationship with the Chinese government, having repeatedly sparred with Beijing over censorship issues.

Source: Universum
Based on survey of 26,246 business students in China, Japan, India, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong who selected companies as one of their top 5 ideal employers.
  @CRrileyCNN - Last updated July 30 2013 10:12 AM ET
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