- Part Three: Surplus Labor Solutions
The migrant worker paradox is closely tied to farming in China. But farmers are threatened by structural reforms, innovation and new technology.
- Part One: In Search of a Livelihood
Dongguan was a quiet fishing village in Guangdong Province before the local economy boomed. Now it’s a city and world manufacturing hub.
- Dongguan Labor Disputes Jumped
Labor disputes soared in Dongguan City in 2008, with legal disputes up 159.18 percent from 2007 and even higher figures for arbitration.
- Politics and Law January 5 to 9
Migrant workers return home early, new regulations against corruption passed, more arrests related to Huang Guangyu, bird flu kills woman in Beijing