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Road upgraded for Derung people

Updated: 2012-11-27 20:16
By D J Clark, Hu Yongqi (chinadaily.com.cn)

A new road sets to break the hardship of the Derung people, who will no longer have to suffer a long bumpy journey when leaving Dulongjiang in northern Yunnan province. It is a community that had been shut off for six months of the year when the existing dirt road became impassible in winter.

China Daily's Hu Yongqi went to investigate.

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Road upgraded for Derung people

Written by Hu Yongqi

Photographs: Wang Jing

Editor: D J Clark

Producer: Flora Yue