China 'facing migrant underclass'
Migrants miss out on many benefits permanent city residents enjoy
Tens of millions of migrant workers who are helping to fuel China's booming economy are being treated as an urban underclass,
Amnesty International says.
Beijing spitters face heavy fines as Olympics approach
Updated: 2007-02-08 09:36
BEIJING - People spitting in the streets in Beijing will be fined up to 50 yuan (about US$6.5) in an effort to
improve citizens' behavior ahead of the Olympics, an official said Wednesday.
After deciding that the 11th day of each month was Queuing Day on which people should queue in an
manner, like the two 1s in 11, Beijing has now adopted a different approach to restrain unattractive street behavior.