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    Workers seeking more pay changing China's economic landscape

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    China has long been known as the factory floor of the world, with its huge pool of low-waged workers.

    But a new generation of workers is changing that landscape, demanding higher pay and better working conditions.

    Workers at a Honda plant in southern China successfully staged a pay strike recently, in a possible sign of things to come for the economy.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett examines what that might mean for the country's future growth. (June 09, 2010)