28 days ago

The ‘Chaoyang Masses’ — Beijing’s network of granny informers – China’s latest society and culture news

“Let’s do a simple calculation here. There are 190,000 police informants in Chaoyang district and each of them gets 300 yuan ($45) per month. So the government pays almost 60 million yuan ($9 million) every month to sustain social stability. That’s a lot of money!”