Municipal authorities are investigating the Ningxiang Municipal Funeral Home in Hunan province. Photo: Weibo

Chinese crematorium forced to reverse policy on handing ashes to relatives in bags after outcry

  • It announced it would no longer transfer ashes to urns unless they were bought from the funeral home, but municipal authorities stepped in
  • Two managers have been suspended and it is under investigation
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Municipal authorities are investigating the Ningxiang Municipal Funeral Home in Hunan province. Photo: Weibo
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Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.