Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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February 21, 2015 2:27 PM

Inside The Biggest Human Migration On Earth

This week China is experiencing its annual migration as citizens return to their hometowns to celebrate the Lunar New Year with their families. An estimated 3.65 billion trips will be made during the holiday period, which lasts a total of 40 days, with this week experiencing the most trips. Baidu has tracked the migration on its maps, showing trips by train, car, and airplane. For Forbes,

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