Just Another Shanghai Street Corner

Just another Shanghai street corner
Working on the new metro line 10

Ever wondered about those constructions sites you see everywhere in China? Construction foreman Mr. Shen (age 55) filled me in on what goes on at a typical Shanghai site. The salary figure he gave for average workers – Y2000 per month plus healthcare – is interesting when compared with a 2007 study by Fudan University, which found that migrant workers across China only averaged about Y1200 per month.

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