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Migrant Workers "Kicked Out" of Beijing

Posted by calkins July 27, 2008 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: Olympics, migrant

As we all know, there's been quite a bit of controversy surrounding the Olympics in China.  Obviously all of us here wish that were not the case.  However, I don't think this group should ignore the negative stories.

Here is a BBC article about migrant workers being forced to leave Beijing, so that they don't tarnish Beijing's image.  They're being asked to leave the city they helped build.

Some voacab. from this article:

migrant worker
yímín láogōng
T : 移民勞工
S : 移民劳工

T : 帳篷
S : 帐篷

to demolish
T : 拆毀
S : 拆毁

T : 變換
S : 变换

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