Discarded items are seen on a street after residents were required to move out of the area due to a citywide fire safety inspection prompted by a deadly fire in an apartment block, at Xinjiancun in Daxing district, Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Honour contribution of migrant workers

In the wake of a deadly fire, city authorities have been evicting tens of thousands of migrants from areas deemed as unsafe, yet have failed to offer alternative accommodation or even basic services to those who helped transform the capital into a modern metropolis

Topic |   Migrant workers in China

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Discarded items are seen on a street after residents were required to move out of the area due to a citywide fire safety inspection prompted by a deadly fire in an apartment block, at Xinjiancun in Daxing district, Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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