society

Pic story: migrant workers to stay put for special Spring Festival


File photo taken on Feb. 2, 2018 Huang Hailong shedding tears as he leaves his wife and little son Congcong for his hometown Sichuan Province, in southeast China's Fujian Province. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

File photo taken on Feb. 2, 2018 Huang Hailong shedding tears as he leaves his wife and little son Congcong for his hometown Sichuan Province, in southeast China’s Fujian Province. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Huang Hailong looks at his payroll at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Huang Hailong looks at his payroll at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Huang Hailong and his son package the pillow made for their relatives living in hometown at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Huang Hailong and his son package the pillow made for their relatives living in hometown at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

The left part of the combo photo shows Huang Hailong playing with his son Congcong at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021; The right part of the combo photo shows Huang Hailong saying goodbye to his son Congcong before leaving him for Sichuan Province, in southeast China's Fujian Province, Feb. 2, 2018. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

The left part of the combo photo shows Huang Hailong playing with his son Congcong at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021; The right part of the combo photo shows Huang Hailong saying goodbye to his son Congcong before leaving him for Sichuan Province, in southeast China’s Fujian Province, Feb. 2, 2018. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong, the son of Huang Hailong, accompanies his parents as they make sleeves and pillows for their relatives at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong, the son of Huang Hailong, accompanies his parents as they make sleeves and pillows for their relatives at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong, the son of Huang Hailong, plays on the package of gift that his parents made for their relatives at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong, the son of Huang Hailong, plays on the package of gift that his parents made for their relatives at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong helps remove cotton on the clothes of his father Huang Hailong at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong helps remove cotton on the clothes of his father Huang Hailong at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong, the son of Huang Hailong, tries on a protective sleeve his mother made for his grandmother at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong, the son of Huang Hailong, tries on a protective sleeve his mother made for his grandmother at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong, the son of Huang Hailong, accompanies his parents as they make sleeves and pillows for their relatives at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong, the son of Huang Hailong, accompanies his parents as they make sleeves and pillows for their relatives at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong, the son of Huang Hailong, accompanies his parents as they prepare gifts for their relatives at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Congcong, the son of Huang Hailong, accompanies his parents as they prepare gifts for their relatives at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Huang Hailong's wife (R) cooks at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Huang Hailong’s wife (R) cooks at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Huang Hailong plays with his son Congcong at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Huang Hailong plays with his son Congcong at a garment factory in Shishi, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 26, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. Huang Hailong, a migrant worker in Shishi, said it would be his first time in past years to spend the holiday in Shishi instead of his hometown in the city of Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Although living with his wife and younger son Congcong, Huang is still missing his parents and elder son who live in the hometown. He made down jackets, protective sleeves, pillows and aprons for them and posted those gifts back home. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Du Xuegang and his colleague climb into a box girder to remove the bolt of a girder for the construction of Fuzhou-Xiamen railway in Putian, southeast China's Fujian Province, Jan. 28, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. The 51-year-old Du Xuegang, hailing from Henan Province, is busy working with his fellow workers at the girder making yard of the construction site of Fuzhou-Xiamen Railway in Putian, Fujian Province. The company Du works for provided an extra subsidy of 5,000 yuan to each worker staying in Putian for the Spring Festival. Du called his children and told them about the company's arrangement for the festival. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Du Xuegang and his colleague climb into a box girder to remove the bolt of a girder for the construction of Fuzhou-Xiamen railway in Putian, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Jan. 28, 2021. Following the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases, many places across China have encouraged residents and migrant workers to stay put to celebrate the Spring Festival, to reduce the flow of personnel and curb the spread of the coronavirus during the holiday period. The 51-year-old Du Xuegang, hailing from Henan Province, is busy working with his fellow workers at the girder making yard of the construction site of Fuzhou-Xiamen Railway in Putian, Fujian Province. The company Du works for provided an extra subsidy of 5,000 yuan to each worker staying in Putian for the Spring Festival. Du called his children and told them about the company’s arrangement for the festival. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Related posts

Highlights of President Xi’s speech at CIIE 2020

xxx

China’s poverty reduction "extraordinary" milestone in face of current challenges, says economist

xxx

Qingdao nurse working in quarantine ward infected with COVID-19

xxx