DiscoverThe IntelligenceMany hands light of work: China’s 170m migrant workers
Many hands light of work: China’s 170m migrant workers

Many hands light of work: China’s 170m migrant workers

Update: 2020-02-197
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Strict controls meant to contain the spread of the coronavirus are affecting many of the country’s villages. Our correspondent visits migrant workers who are trapped and draining their savings. We look into why Boeing’s space-and-defence division, which used to prop up the commercial-aircraft side, is itself losing altitude. And why American politicians’ heights matter so much to their prospects.

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Many hands light of work: China’s 170m migrant workers

Many hands light of work: China’s 170m migrant workers