from Photographers' Blog:

Uneasy life of China’s migrants

March 11, 2013

Shanghai, China

By Aly Song

Living in the metropolis of Shanghai for over 10 years, it makes sense to me that all the luxury malls, high-end goods and soaring skyscrapers are made by the hands of migrant workers. As a result, I pay extra attention to the migrant worker community.

from Photographers' Blog:

The long trip home

February 1, 2013

Shanghai, China

By Carlos Barria

There was not much emotion left after crossing central China on a 50-hour train and bus journey. Just a soft touch on the face and a forced hug was all that Li Jiangzhon and his sister Li Jiangchun got from their parents after a long year of absence.

from Full Focus:

Migrant migration

February 1, 2013

Photographer Carlos Barria crosses central China on a 50-hour train and bus journey from Shanghai to document one couple's story. The couple, Li Anhua and Shi Huaju, are among millions of Chinese migrant workers who have to leave their loved ones behind to look for a better future for them and their families. Read Carlos's personal account of the journey here.

from Royston Chan:

Roller disco lives on in China

January 26, 2010

I just discovered roller disco in China! The oh so 1980s disco craze is still rolling on in China due to a huge following from the country's masses of migrant workers.

from Changing China:

Roller disco lives on in China

January 26, 2010

I just discovered roller disco in China! The oh so 1980s disco craze is still rolling on in China due to a huge following from the country's masses of migrant workers.