What the numbers say

  • 17,000 College graduates recruited by China’s government to live and work in China’s western regions this year. Most will serve in education, agriculture, health care, youth work and social services in Xinjiang and Tibet autonomous regions.
  • 100,000 People living in the Three Gorges Dam area who could be relocated over the next 3-5 years due to landslides and riverbank collapses if the Dam reaches its maximum capacity.
  • 1 out of 3 Letters mailed in China that never actually arrive!
  • 2013 Scheduled opening of New York University, Shanghai, the first university jointly sponsored by China and the U.S. It is expected to enroll 51 percent of its students from China and 49 percent from other countries.
  • 27 Number of guidelines recommended by the Beijing Women’s Federation and the Beijing Academy of Social Sciences to achieve “harmonious families”. The list includes travel, recycling, internet access and owning more than 300 books. (Read a prayer request for China families below.)
  • 0 Funeral costs for residents of Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, this year as the government picks up the tab.
  • 1 billion plus People in China who have not yet received Christ.

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