The deaths—by suicide, violent attack, or apparent accident—of children in rural areas have...
by 不忘初心 | Jul 13, 2012
Since Deng Xiaoping began the policy of economic reform and opening-up, Chinese migrant workers have become the biggest labour force in whole world. Zhao Shilin, now the owner of a flower shop on the Street of Eternal Happiness...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 2, 2011
An ongoing series at The Economist’s More Intelligent Life site searches for a new global capital, with a particular focus on London, New York, Washington DC, Beijing, Delhi and Singapore. As noted in ‘Beijing:...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 24, 2011
China Media Project has translates an online chat conducted with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Professor Yu Jianrong about the recent closures of schools for the children of migrant workers: Over the past six months, more...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 9, 2010
A school for migrant children, by Philip McMaster
by Sophie Beach | Jun 30, 2010
Beijing Kids Magazine has a short profile of Dandelion School for the children of migrant workers in Beijing: Gongyi Xiqiao is a frontier outpost on Beijing’s southern fringe, a cluster of highrise apartment blocks grouped...
by Jing Luo | Apr 2, 2007
From CNN News: The number of people in China who can’t read has shot up to 116 million, wiping out years of hard-won gains against illiteracy as rural poor leave the farm and school for work in the city, state media said Monday. Migrant workers in China’s urban centers do not have access to public […]
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