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  1. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, December 31, 2012

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... About 86,000 migrant workers from Qinghai's Haidong prefecture earned a combined 420 million yuan in fields far from home this autumn, the Qinghai Daily reports. The workers mostly ... 1 Lanzhou authorities have pledged safety inspections on all chemical plants after a blast killed a worker and injured another at a local facility on Friday, the Lanzhou Evening News reports. ...

  2. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... a Mercedes-Benz after the purchase triggered a public outcry, People.com.cn reports. Authorities said the luxury car would be used by visitors and children, not officials. End of migrant permits The province plans to stop issuing temporary residency permits to migrant workers next year. The removal of the compulsory registration is expected to help provide migrants with social welfare benefits ...

  3. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, February 12, 2013

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... across frozen wetlands. Union fights for wages Ahead of the Lunar New Year, the provincial trade union helped more than 60,000 migrant workers collect about 260 million yuan in unpaid wages from ... reports. The toddler's father said they always brought her to work, because they couldn't find a kindergarten in the city that would accept children of migrant workers. Smog shuts down ...

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    China Digest, February 18, 2013

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... A 28-year-old migrant worker died when a billboard fell on him after it was knocked down by an oversized truck in suburban Xian on Saturday, the Huashang Daily reports. Witnesses said the truck ... who were arguing, and police said the truck driver hit them when he lost control on the ice. JIANGXI Industrial workers quit Seven industrial parks in Nanchang city are facing a shortage ...

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    China Digest, December 24, 2012

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the harassment. Yulin police say they received more than 100 calls in 16 days. Poor migrant sent home A 35-year-old construction worker was reunited with his father in Xian on Friday, 16 years after ... offer From yesterday migrant workers living in the Yangtze River Delta region were able to book group train tickets to return home for the Lunar New Year, the Xinmin Evening News reports. ...

  6. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, March 4, 2013

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... a crime syndicate in exchange for protecting its members. Liu deposited most of the money into his driver's bank account. Double murder arrest A 21-year-old migrant worker from Gansu has been ... people died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a coal mine fire in Huailai county, Zhangjiakou, on Thursday, and another worker was still missing, Xinhua reports. The accident happened while ...

  7. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, February 6, 2013

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am

    ... efforts. Of the total, 20.6 billion yuan went towards water conservation and buying "green" products that are better for the environment. SHANGHAI Some lost money returns A migrant worker ... ANHUI Two die at chemical plant Two workers died from hydrogen sulphide poisoning on Sunday afternoon in a sewage-treatment pool at a chemical plant in Xuancheng city, People.com.cn ...

  8. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, January 28, 2013

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scared man sheds cash A migrant worker became so delusional that someone was going to kill him and steal a large sum of money he was carrying, that he scattered 20,000 yuan (HK$24,630) ... he called police. The couple, migrant workers from Hunan province, had been dead for several days. Police were still investigating the causes of their deaths. Banks tighten lending Many ...

  9. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, February 25, 2013

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... reports online. The judge said the boy, who is about 15 years old, was a troubled youth whose parents were living elsewhere as migrant workers. He lashed out after the classmate provoked him. ... farming, but about 55 per cent of young migrants from the province plan to eventually return to their hometowns, the Chutian Metropolis Daily reports, citing a study by the provincial Youth League ...

  10. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, December 3, 2012

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... say a 38-year-old migrant worker was found dead under an overpass on Friday, eight days after passers-by had called an ambulance after seeing him there. The ambulance came, but paramedics ... construction workers finished laying the tracks on Saturday for a railway between Fuzhou and Nanchang, Jiangxi province, Strait City Daily reports. The railway, which is scheduled to open for passenger ...




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