Thousands of coffins were handed over in Gaoan county, Jiangxi province, last week as China promotes cremation. Photo: Thepaper.cn
Thousands of coffins were handed over in Gaoan county, Jiangxi province, last week as China promotes cremation. Photo: Thepaper.cn

Chinese county collects thousands of coffins as it tries to lay burials to rest

Authorities pay owners to surrender their enduring talismans of longevity

Thousands of coffins were handed over in Gaoan county, Jiangxi province, last week as China promotes cremation. Photo: Thepaper.cn
Thousands of coffins were handed over in Gaoan county, Jiangxi province, last week as China promotes cremation. Photo: Thepaper.cn
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