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Beijing to “Clean Up” Illegal Foreigners

Beijing authorities have announced the start of a 100-day campaign to “clean up” foreigners who fall into the “3 Have-Not” categories: no valid visa, no valid residence permit, or (where applicable) no...

Waste land – Jonathan Watts and Jess Cartner-Morley

From Guardian Unlimited: …Here in Mai, a village in Guangdong Province, southern China, a community of recyclers ekes out a living from items considered so worthless in the west that they are given away free and quickly discarded. Carrier bags and bottles are shipped here from London, Rotterdam, Hong Kong and cities within China for […]

Village Tired of Foreign Garbage – China Daily

From China Daily (photo: garbage treatment plant dumping waste water into a ditch, via Lianjiao (ËÅîʪòÊùë) is already home to about 200,000 tons of waste plastic and 500,000 tons of waste paper and cardboard from both overseas and home. The quality of its air and water have declined because of pollutants unleashed by the […]

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