Des­per­ate lives

Many take their own lives so as not to be a bur­den on their chil­dren, ac­cord­ing to one re­searcher, as Tang Yue re­ports

China Daily (USA) - - FRONT PAGE -

Many el­derly peo­ple in ru­ral ar­eas

A 144-hour, visa-free en­try of China take their own lives so

pol­icy for for­eign­ers who that they won’t be a bur­den on

come to Shang­hai as well as their chil­dren, a re­searchers says

Jiangsu and Zhe­jiang prov­inces on the eve of the an­nual World boosts the num­ber of Sui­cide Pre­ven­tion Day. tourists in the Yangtze River Delta.>

Ed­i­tor’s note: This is the last in a re­cent se­ries of re­ports by China Daily look­ing at the lives of el­derly peo­ple, the prob­lems they face and on­go­ing ef­forts to im­prove their stan­dards of liv­ing. Also, the story aims to raise aware­ness about sui­cide pre­ven­tion among se­niors as Sept 10 is the an­nu­alWorld Sui­cide Pre­ven­tion Day.

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