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  1. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Zhang Liyong, the migrant worker who studied hard to become a Chinese star

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:42am by JANE CAI

    ... Jane Cai xuejun.cai@scmp.com Life as a migrant worker taught school dropout Zhang Liyong the value of education. Now his fluent English has made him a mainland star Better living through ... of work. Ironically, it was life as a migrant worker that taught him the value of education and learned skills, especially speaking English. Today, the 38- year-old is a household name ...

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    Catching mosquito larvae in the Qing River gives buzz of financial certainty

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:38am by MANDY ZUO

    ... with sickles. We are neither robbing nor stealing. Why should they destroy our means of livelihood? How did you get into the business? Seventeen years ago my husband learned from a migrant worker from ... There's a dam 100 metres upstream, and it's the rainy season. They said it would be dangerous if workers at the dam, unaware we were working in the river, released water. But we have done ...

  3. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Huang Yizi, detained pastor in Wenzhou, knew risks in fighting removal of crosses

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by Minnie Chan

    ... but the monthly income of local pastors and other church servants is just 3,500 (HK$4,400) to 4,000 yuan, while other workers make more than 4,500 yuan a month. I am trying my best to change … outdated thinking among congregations because it will also harm the cultivation of the next generation of pastors and church workers. ...

  4. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Research team debunks sterotypes about 'leftover women'

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:57am by He Huifeng

    ... their businesses and create a larger market, they targeted the cities' white-collar workers who have high buying power and manipulated the media to pressure people into getting married. Many merchants ...

  5. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Workers' voice of Shenzhen takes a beating in crackdown

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... the Yuandian Worker Service Centre, the Shenzhen Migrant Worker Centre, the Green Grass Worker Service Centre, the Times Female Worker Service Centre and the Hand-in-hand Labour Activities Camp. ... authorities vowed to set up 700 government-funded community centres to help migrant workers uphold their rights. But many migrant workers who checked out the official legal aid service told us ...

  6. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Taking lessons from Chinese classics in a modern world

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:17am by Andrea Chen

    ... to the streets as soon as they think they have learned enough about them. It's exactly the same as how the "public intellectuals" mobilised students and factory workers a century ago. ...

  7. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Yiwu entrepreneur Chen Jianhua adapts to the market of today

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:40am by JANE CAI

    ... with migrants outnumbering natives. Yiwu natives are rich because of the trade business. People from other areas also set up companies in Yiwu to get close to the market. Traders from around the world ...

  8. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    American investment adviser set up own dating website in Beijing

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:51am by WU NAN

    ... of those who attend our offline events are aged 28-35. We also host special events among different companies. Last year we hosted an event for 24 white-collar workers who were born in the 1970s ...

  9. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Guangzhou urban villagers defend homes

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... but the government began to claim our farmland, so we gave up farming and opened restaurants instead. Tan village was home to more than 1,000 indigenous villagers and up to 10,000 migrant worker tenants ... beaten to death by construction workers. It's really sad- humans and animals are made homeless together. What is the biggest threat? The "security guards", who are just hired ...

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    Chinese biologist Cui Qiu seeks out productive biofuel sources

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:09am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, turned a few shy members of the clostridium germ family into highly productive workers. Some chewed up wood fibre and churned out sugar, while ...




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