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Chunyun part 2: Back to work

Posted: 01/30/2012 11:17 am

The firecrackers are spent, cholesterol levels are dropping, and dogs can once again roam the streets without too much fear of winding up in somebody’s hotpot dinner. The Year of the Dragon is here and, with it, millions of migrant workers, students and other PRD residents streaming through our train stations, bus terminals and freeway toll booths: Chunyun undone.

Southern Daily reports that yesterday, the first post-Chunjie day back to work for many of us, still saw 650,000 people arrive in Guangdong, more than 500,000 of those in Guangzhou alone. Here are some photos from Southern Group reporters sent out capture the opening moments of many people’s PRD year of the Dragon.

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