Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Feb 15

Updated: 2011-02-16 15:55


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Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Feb 15
A worker works while surrounded by unmanned sewing machines at the production line of a bag factory in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, Feb 15, 2011. China's booming coastal provinces are facing a labour shortage after the Lunar New Year holidays as the seemingly endless flow of migrant workers dries up. More and more workers in the traditional manufacturing belts in the Pearl River and Yangtze River deltas are staying back in their home villages in the countryside due to rapid urbanisation and economic development in China's interior. [Photo/Agencies] 

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Feb 15
Vancouver Canucks starting goalie Cory Schneider listens to the Canadian national anthem before the start of the Canucks' NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in St. Paul, Minnesota, Feb 15, 2011. [Photo/Agencies] 



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