The employment of China's vast number of migrant workers not only concerns their own well-being, it serves as a barometer of the country's economic health.Read More
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More Chinese migrant workers are heading back to their hometowns.
But the exodus is due not just to plummeting overseas orders, but new job opportunities in inner regions that are being created by industry's move from eastern coastal cities.
SHANGHAI: China’s countryside is facing a widening wealth gap as hundreds of millions of residents abandon farming for better paid work in cities, a report said, warning rural inequality was approaching “danger” levels.Read More
China's domestic migrant labor force could power consumer spending growth in the world's second biggest economy if workers had better access to basic welfare services in the cities where they live and work, a new government report says.Read More