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"It was a fatal accident"

“My name is Jin, I’m from Datong in Shanxi province. Where I am from you need money to build a house if you are to get married, otherwise you won’t find anyone who wants to marry you. 756 more words

Emigration

El Corrido del Pajaro

The hair brush was my enemy. It would come out early morning and my mother would warn me it was getting late as the time looking for the brush went on.  983 more words

Latina

“Of course the children suffer, but what can we do?”

“24 years ago a Chinese friend of my parents asked if I wanted to come to Hong Kong. ‘As what?’ I asked. ‘Whatever, you can help in some way. 1,283 more words

Emigration

Migrant Worker - The Super Now

Music in the ’90s wasn’t all that bad. Yes ‘manufactured pop’ was rife and we had to endure numerous boy bands and girl groups but what we cannot forget is the little gems that came out of the decade. 277 more words

Artists

China pushes forward urbanizing migrant workers - Xinhua | English.news.cn

China pledged increasing efforts to help migrant workers win urbanite status, removing restrictions in towns and lowering threshold in big cities, said a national plan unveiled on Sunday. 118 more words

China Alert

I still snoop from hotel windows, and I am not about to stop.  I love watching life in India, everything seems to happen outside, in the open, for everyone to see.   748 more words

India

Tentative China pension reforms tackle inequality, but financing issues remain

China’s latest step to overhaul its pension system to even out payments between urban and rural residents is a move experts say is more symbolic than sweeping. 606 more words