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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant workers feel like outsiders in mainland cities, says survey

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... in realising premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang's high-profile commitment to people-oriented urbanisation. The survey of 2,011 migrant workers, conducted in 20 major cities, found their sense ... of happiness of migrant workers was not entirely based on how much money they made but also how they felt about the future. "The core of urbanisation is how to make these migrant workers urban ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1170903/migrant-workers-feel-outsiders-mainland-cities-says-survey
  2. News - China - SOCIETY

    Criticism over China's slow progress in granting rights to migrants

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 07:42pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... progress The mainland's actual urbanisation rate is far lower than the official figure as many migrant workers are still denied the rights and benefits enjoyed by urban residents, the Academy ... and benefits, it said. The academy put the mainland's true rate of urbanisation at 42 per cent, 10 percentage points lower than the official figure. About 390 million people are expected to move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1293088/china-urbanisation-cost-could-top-650b-yuan-year
  3. News - China - SOCIETY

    The wages of fear: how the mainland's migrant workers are exploited

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:24am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... workers to submit to lower wages, Li says. The workers captured in the video were assigned to a construction site belonging to China Construction First Building Corporation Limited- a subsidiary of the publicly listed China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited, whose mother company is state-owned China State Construction Engineering Corporation. Calls to the police and the China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1450123/construction-workers-pay-price-chinas-rush-development
  4. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Criminal gangs 'crippling children and forcing them to work as beggars'

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 07:29pm by Chris Luo

    ... the jurisdiction of the police,” Zeng told the South China Morning Post in a telephone interview. The programme also highlighted the plight of a young migrant worker called Lu Jianqiu who was enslaved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1452514/investigative-report-highlights-plight-dongguans-disabled-beggar
  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Canny Kim-like street vendor cooks up a storm

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 04:14pm by Zhang Hong <a href=hong.zhang@scmp.com>hong.zhang@scmp.com</a>

    ... you.” Kim Jong-un, the portly heir to Kim Jong-il, who ascended to power in December 2011, is a favourite butt of jokes among China’s online community. Last November, another Kim impersonator ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1453225/canny-kim-street-vendor-cooks-storm
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Hongkonger' makes it to world stage with place in the Oxford English Dictionary

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:37am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... basis in the South China Morning Post, the archive shows the term Hong Kongese is used in just 27 articles since 1993, and only once in the last six years. Other words added to the Oxford ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451929/finally-hongkonger-arrives-world-stage
  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant construction workers 'the lowest of the low'

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:24am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... As China's buildings grow taller, hotels more luxurious and the transport system more complicated, Liu said he would continue to work at construction sites for another decade or so- or till no one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1450122/migrant-construction-workers-lowest-low
  8. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Shenzhen woman's sudden death on commute triggers debate on emergency aid training

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 12:02pm by Amy Li

    ... on China’s social media this week after a 35-year-old professional, Liang Ya, collapsed at a subway exit earlier this month in Shenzhen. She was pronounced dead 50 minutes later when an ambulance finally arrived, China’s Southern Metropolis Daily reported.  It is not yet clear wha caused Liang’s death. Security footage showed that Liang had tried to reach out for help in the first few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1436180/shenzhen-womans-sudden-death-commute-triggers-debate-emergency
  9. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant workers, rural residents paying the price for a cleaner future

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 04:38am by Victoria Ruan

    ... transformation and environmental protection, among other issues. In years past, local authorities were under pressure to expand investment with few restrictions, turning China into the world's ... ordered thousands of loss-making state-owned enterprises to be shut. Zhu, dubbed "China's economic reform tsar", broke workers' "iron bowls" at state-run firms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1438770/migrant-workers-rural-residents-paying-price-cleaner-future
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'I think of her as a mother as well': Hong Kong-born British man searches for long-lost nanny

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:04am

    ... from another period of home leave, she was gone. Although he does not know Ah Yuet’s real age, he guessed she was in her mid-20s in the photo, a copy of which he gave to the South China Morning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436345/i-think-her-mother-well-hong-kong-born-british-man-searches-long-lost

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