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No New Year reunion for some China workers

Money and pride keep them away from their families
Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 06:00

[BEIJING] As millions join the world's largest annual human migration, some in China will not return home for the New Year, fearing the rising costs of seasonal gifts and ridicule from their families. Nanny and cleaner Tian earns 3,500 yuan (S$738) a month looking after the children of an expat