285 Million People on the Move this Spring Festival

285 Million People on the Move this Spring Festival
Jan 20, 2011 By eChinacities.com

The annual Spring Festival rush officially began on January 19. During the period, over 285 million people will travel throughout the country to go home for Spring Festival celebrations.

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4 Comments

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Yassein
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well, actually, the figure isnt the same with the whole population ins china,as millions of people in the world might read it,i think the best way is to change it at once.before publishing anything, you better take a look to see the reality of the story.nice story anyway.

Jan 23, 2011 17:49 Report Abuse

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Wow
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Wow, that is more than double the whole Chinese population. Are they shipping them in from India and Russia too?

Or do they mean 2.853 Bn Passenger Kilometres worth of travel.

Jan 22, 2011 03:26 Report Abuse

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Editor
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Sorry, it is an error in translation and has been fixed now. Thank you for raising the doubt about the figure.

Jan 22, 2011 05:50 Report Abuse

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micknmack123
comment|11074|0

a stupid mistake.

Jan 25, 2011 21:16 Report Abuse