A migrant worker walks past buildings demolished following a citywide fire safety inspection in Daxing district, Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Beijing migrant worker evictions: the four-character word you can’t say anymore

As the Chinese capital sets about evicting workers unfortunately described as the ‘low-end population’, two cornerstones of the country’s economic miracle seem to have come head to head: real estate and cheap labour

Topic |   Migrant workers in China

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A migrant worker walks past buildings demolished following a citywide fire safety inspection in Daxing district, Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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