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Traffic Jams, Spring Festival Trains & 13 Years on the Run

Three quarters of construction workers

…are sweating in big Chinese cities without labor contracts, which means it is easier for their employers to stand them up in salary disputes, according to a survey by Peking University.

Shanghai Daily


350,000 Chinese

…are expected to go abroad for advanced study this year, according to a survey released by China Education Online in Beijing on Tuesday.

China Daily





235 million passengers

Will travel on Chinese railways during the upcoming 40-day Spring Festival season this year, up 6.1 percent from the same period last year, according to data from the Ministry of Railways.

Global Times


Three days

The time it too Zhang Shuqiang, a driver from Shandong Province, to travel just 15 kilometers. He said rainy weather and too many trucks headed in the same direction caused the jam.

Global Times


13 Years

Length of time that a police attacker spent on the run. He was caught after appearing in bit roles in popular TV dramas.

Guangzhou Daily



The number of vehicles that Beijing's government kept of the road through its "license plate lottery" policy



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