After spate of suicides, China targets predatory student lending

September 27, 2017 12:22 PM

DENGZHOU (Reuters) – In the final hour of his life, Zheng Dexing, 21, checked into a hotel and told family and friends in a flurry of phone messages that he was about to kill himself. “Don’t come collect my body – it’s too humiliating,” Zheng wrote to his father from Qingdao, the seaside city where he had fled from his hometown in the central province of Henan.

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