Shanghai has recruited an army of volunteers, many of them elderly, to help neighbours with the city’s new rubbish collection scheme. Photo: Weibo

Chinese woman detained after choking volunteer over waste sorting in Shanghai

  • She gets three days in detention after admitting she throttled neighbour, causing her to faint, in dispute over new recycling rules
  • Victim spent night under hospital observation after she was attacked
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Shanghai has recruited an army of volunteers, many of them elderly, to help neighbours with the city’s new rubbish collection scheme. Photo: Weibo
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Alice Yan

Alice Yan

Alice Yan is a Shanghai-based social and medical news reporter. She started her journalism career in 2003 and has degrees in economics and public administration. Her Twitter account is @TingYanalice