Chinese City May Limit Migrants – BBC

1219labor.jpgFrom BBC News:

The southern Chinese city of Guangzhou may cap the number of it allows in because of the “social problems” they bring, state media said.

Government officials told the China Daily that one possibility was to stop some industries employing migrants.

China’s economic boom has largely been driven by the cheap labour which migrants from poorer inland provinces bring to coastal areas like Guangzhou. But Guangzhou residents blame migrants for crime and other social problems.[Full Text]


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