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Shanty house

Chinese Society | May 25, 2015 AM

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

A temporary shanty house apparently for migrant workers was spotted by some netizens standing on the edge of a steep concrete cliff, NetEase reported...

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Unpaid wages

China Economy | Jan 5, 2014 AM

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

Confrontations over unpaid wages are common in China in the runup to the lunar new year (it falls on January 31 for the year 2014), often the only ti...

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Well dweller

Chinese Society | Dec 6, 2013 PM

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

We all know there are a great number of "rat people" cramming in underground windowless rooms in Beijing and many people across the country...

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Snail house

Chinese Society | Nov 1, 2012 AM

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

Toilet is a dirty place in everyone's eyes. It is hard to imagine that poeple could have their three meals in toilet. But in China, especially in met...

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Population Census

Chinese Society | Nov 1, 2010 PM

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

BEIJING, November 1st,2010 -- China kicked off a once-a-decade census Monday, a whirlwind 10-day head count that sees 6 million census takers scrutin...

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