Migrant workers with their belongings leave a barricaded village after authorities ease Covid curbs in Guangzhou. Photo: AP
Migrant workers with their belongings leave a barricaded village after authorities ease Covid curbs in Guangzhou. Photo: AP
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China’s pivot from zero-Covid little relief for workers fighting for ‘survival’

  • Poor Chinese are at risk of slipping back into poverty as the economy struggles to recover after nearly three years of zero-Covid
  • About 14.4 million Chinese have fallen into poverty since the pandemic began, of which 3 million were rural households, study shows

Migrant workers with their belongings leave a barricaded village after authorities ease Covid curbs in Guangzhou. Photo: AP
Migrant workers with their belongings leave a barricaded village after authorities ease Covid curbs in Guangzhou. Photo: AP
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