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Millions of China’s Migrant Workers Returning to Rural Hometowns, Likely Due to Unemployment
China’s Ministry of Agriculture announced on Nov. 8 that there are currently 7.4 million migrant workers who are returning from working in urban metropolises to their home villages. In recent ...
November 15, 2018
Beijing Upgrades Manufacturing Sector at the Expense of Low-Income Population
SHANGHAI—The city of Beijing will shut about 1,000 manufacturing firms by 2020 as part of a program that’s ...
July 30, 2018
5-Year-Old Mexican Farm Worker Grows Up to Be US Federal Judge
Manuel Barbosa's life is a rags-to-riches tale that exemplifies the American Dream. The Dream isn't perfect, as the ...
May 30, 2016
Construction Workers Not Getting Paid a Common Problem in China
Many migrant workers in China can’t afford to travel home for Chinese New Year’s after months of not ...
December 31, 2015
Abandoned Children and China’s Socio-Economic Apartheid
Long-standing discriminatory policy denies many migrant workers the opportunity to settle down in the cities with their families.
June 23, 2015
China’s Caste System Results in Millions of Abandoned and Orphaned Children
The household registration system in China has left millions of children abandoned and orphaned.
March 31, 2015
Tsunami Memories 10 Years Later: What Happened to the Burmese Workers in Thailand
I was in southern Thailand after the 2004 tsunami. I went to Phang Nga to understand the fate ...
December 26, 2014
Countless Victims of Labor Trafficking ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’
A new report from the Urban Institute and Northeastern University investigates labor trafficking victim abuse and exploitation from ...
November 2, 2014
‘Rat Tribe’ Lives in Shadows of China’s Cities
Several new terms describe how immigrants in China’s cities are living in shipping containers, wells, cellars, and air ...
July 24, 2014
Chinese Migrant Worker’s Children Face New Education Hurdle
New residency and work requirements for migrant workers make it harder for their children to go to college.
September 14, 2012
From Desperation to Destitution
Despite the scenic beauty and safety of village life in India, when there is no income, no money ...
July 9, 2012
Improve Transport Safety for Migrant Workers, Says Alberta Union
Alberta’s largest union is calling on the government to tighten transportation safety rules following a recent accident involving ...
February 22, 2012
China’s Railways Ministry Broke, Waiting for Bail-Out
Mismanagement and corruption have plunged China's Railways Ministry and related parties into crisis.
November 3, 2011
Suicide by Youngster in Chinese Village Result of Poverty
A suicide attempt by three siblings left villagers grappling with questions of migrant workers' left-behind children.
October 12, 2011
Chinese Migrant Workers Protest Violence Done to One of Their Own
Migrant workers protested against the mutilation of one of their own in Chaozhou City, Guangdong Province, Monday night.
June 7, 2011
Epoch Times Staff
Labor Shortage Slows China’s Yangtze Delta Economy
New Year travel in China is one of the largest annual migrations of people in the world.
December 30, 2010
The Root of China’s Soaring Real Estate Prices
Recent, sizable increases in Chinese land and real estate prices are believed to be a result of mistaken ...
December 7, 2010
Abandoned Children Survive Suicide Pact
Adults seeking employment leave children at home alone and at risk.
July 9, 2010
Epoch Times Staff
13 Suicides This Year in the World’s Biggest Factory
13 suicides at a single factory in China seem shocking, but are one-quarter of the national suicide rate.
June 11, 2010
Shanghai Expo Numbers Low after State Entities Scrapped Plans to Attend
The Chinese official press trumpeted Shanghai Expo's as aiming to be the best attended in the history of ...
May 11, 2010
China’s Farm Workers Population Hits 225 Million, Many Out of Work
According to BBCChinese.com, there are now 225 million farmer workers in China.
April 3, 2009
Epoch Times Staff
Hong Kong Protesters Plead to Britain to Uphold Sino-British Joint Declaration
Traumatized by Abortion: One Woman’s Journey of Healing
, Epoch Times
Gun Control and Crime Rise in Brazil
Fernando de Castro
, Special to The Epoch Times
Drone Attacks Knock Out Half of Saudi Arabia’s Oil Supply, Pompeo Names Iran
The Associated Press
Former AG Eric Holder Says Democrats Need to Understand That ‘Borders Mean Something’
California State Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Renewal of Contracts With Private Prisons After 2020
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Angel Mom Says Facebook Removed Posts on Illegal Immigrant Crime, Citing ‘Hate Speech’