Samaritans for 2016 chosen
China’s internet users have selected 10 individuals as 2016’s “Good Samaritans”. The winners were announced on Jan 21 at an event sponsored by Xinhua News Agency. He Xinglong, a village doctor who has been working in impoverished villages for 16 years, was among the heroes given an award. So was Liu Tianming, a migrant worker from the countryside, who has raised more than 3.5 million yuan ($ 509,246) in the past 16 years, helping more than 300 left-behind children and raising public awareness of charity. The event, held annually since 2010, aims to promote the good deeds of ordinary people and to improve moral awareness in society.