China’s vast population of rural migrant workers are some of the nation’s most economically vulnerable. Photo: Xinhua China’s vast population of rural migrant workers are some of the nation’s most economically vulnerable. Photo: Xinhua
China’s vast population of rural migrant workers are some of the nation’s most economically vulnerable. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China extends welfare support to vast migrant labour force amid ‘unprecedented challenges’

  • State Council has announced a new package of welfare support to help China’s vulnerable migrant workers weather the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
  • Measures come as Beijing shifts its priority from pursuing economic growth to ensuring employment and social stability, as economy contracts in first quarter

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China’s vast population of rural migrant workers are some of the nation’s most economically vulnerable. Photo: Xinhua China’s vast population of rural migrant workers are some of the nation’s most economically vulnerable. Photo: Xinhua
China’s vast population of rural migrant workers are some of the nation’s most economically vulnerable. Photo: Xinhua
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