Rural labour answer to poverty

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 27 January, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 27 January, 1998, 12:00am

Migrant workers will bring about 75 billion yuan (about HK$69.75 billion) to their rural families over the Lunar New Year holiday, the labour ministry says. A ministry official said 37 million migrant workers were employed in the mainland's key cities and each was expected to return home with 2,000 yuan during the break.