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China’s 'Chunyun' Spring Migration Kicks into High Geari
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February 06, 2013 4:08 PM
A massive migration is underway in China as millions make their way home to celebrate the Lunar New Year with family. The annual commute is unlike any other transportation challenge in the world and a once-in-a-year opportunity for many to see family members and their children. VOA's William Ide reports from Beijing that while technology helps some in the journey, there are still too few tickets.

China’s 'Chunyun' Spring Migration Kicks into High Gear

Published February 06, 2013

A massive migration is underway in China as millions make their way home to celebrate the Lunar New Year with family. The annual commute is unlike any other transportation challenge in the world and a once-in-a-year opportunity for many to see family members and their children. VOA's William Ide reports from Beijing that while technology helps some in the journey, there are still too few tickets.


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