3% are financially vulnerable?
In what sense?
Bob, do you think this must be a cherry picked section of society Seems to me that having $200 a month pay for factory workers places them in more financial insecurity than the average frenchman who can't be fired by law.
And two stories down is this story.
That survey is pretty bad. Also China Daily is the official English language paper of the Chinese government so anything on there will be biased to show things in a favorable light.
That being said the average Chinese person even one who has a modest income has a high savings rate. Since there isn't a social safety net and pensions if you don't save for your retirement you are in a lot of trouble.
Pollution in China is massive and it isn't just pollution but you can't trust the food safety.
Here's the latest food scandal, cadmium in rice.
Hunan Rice Sales Plunge as China Probes Cadmium Contamination