Daqing (Dàqìng 大庆)


Poster of proud workers at Daqing. An oil tanker and oil well are visible in the background. COLLECTION STEFAN LANDSBERGER.

Daqing, a city in northeast China, was formally founded in 1959 to develop the country’s largest oil fields. For many years a model of efficiency and national industrial practice, Daqing was the site of huge protests in 2002 after the central government applied pressure to cut back the workforce in the….

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