Dare you live in this temporary shanty house with doors open to the edge of a steep cliff?

Shanty house,Migrant workers

A temporary shanty house built for migrant workers was spotted standing on the edge of steep cliff 25 meters deep in Chongqing.

A temporary shanty house apparently for migrant workers was spotted by some netizens standing on the edge of a steep concrete cliff, NetEase reported on Friday May 22.The concrete cliff is around 25 ...   Full Story

Chinese Society | May 25, 2015 AM | Related China Story:Shanty house

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Unpaid wages

Typical China phenomenon at year's end: migrant workers threaten to jump off building in protest over unpaid wages in Lanzhou

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Well dweller

Beijing officials hate marginalized people living in wells, seal them off with concrete

Impoverished Beijing dwellers living in wells for years had expected for improvement of their living conditions after media reports, only to find they lose the last shelters overnight as officials rushed to seal them up with concrete. Read More

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Snail house

Home in toilet: Poor Chinese migrant worker family of prosperous Guangzhou City have lived in tiny public toilet for years

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Chinese Society | Nov 1, 2012 AM | Related China stories:Snail house

Population Census

China goes door-to-door for world's biggest census

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Chinese Society | Nov 1, 2010 PM | Related China stories:Population Census

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