Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

China’s army of migrant workers waits for Xi Jinping’s ‘common prosperity’ to touch their lives

  • China’s dazzling growth since opening up four decades ago has raised living standards but also created a wide wealth gap, made worse by the pandemic
  • Migrant workers hope the president’s vision of a ‘well-off’ society will finally end miseries caused by exclusion from the urban social security system

Topic |   China society
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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