China

‘On poverty alleviation, China is on the right track’

"China has removed all poor counties from the poverty list, and eradicated absolute poverty and regional poverty," declared President Xi Jinping. "Nearly …

by · Saturday, 5 December 2020 · China, Turkey

Xi declares end to extreme poverty in China, meeting ruling party goal

The anti-poverty campaign has been focused on rural areas which largely escaped coronavirus transmission in China this year. Tens of millions of …

by · Friday, 4 December 2020 · China, Philippines

China has reached a major milestone in ending absolute poverty. But the Communist Party isn’t …

The Chinese government defines absolute poverty as surviving on less than 2,300 yuan ($350) per year. Over the past 40 years, China has moved from …

by · Saturday, 28 November 2020 · China, Philippines

China planning new policies to take on ageing population: state media

China introduced a controversial “one-child policy” in 1978, saying efforts to reduce poverty and develop the economy were being undermined by …

by · Monday, 23 November 2020 · China, Nepal

China aims to end extreme poverty, but COVID-19 exposes gaps

Xu Rudong, a farmer in eastern China, thought he had left poverty behind long ago. He turned a small plot of land into a flourishing field of leeks, …

by · Monday, 26 October 2020 · China, Philippines

China defends Tibet labour program, urges against overdoing religion

China is embarked on a multi-year plan to eradicate deep poverty by the end of 2020. "There is no element of coercion," Che Dhala, Chairman of the …

by · Thursday, 15 October 2020 · China, Turkey

Pandemic to keep Asia’s growth at lowest since 1967 – World Bank

… as well as China, while up to 38 million people are set to be pushed back into poverty, the World Bank said in an economic update on Monday.

by · Tuesday, 29 September 2020 · China, Philippines

China Uproots Ethnic Minority Villages in Anti-Poverty Fight

The ruling Communist Party has announced an official target of ending extreme poverty by the end of the year, ahead of the 100th anniversary of its …

by · Tuesday, 22 September 2020 · Afghanistan, China

China, Cambodia and foreign social organisations discuss poverty alleviation

Liu Lujun, deputy secretary-general of the CNIE, said that China’s poverty reduction endeavor has not only satisfied the Chinese people’s aspirations for …

by · Saturday, 19 September 2020 · Cambodia, China

How Rural Chinese Farmers Went Viral on YouTube

The Chinese government has long been committed to eradicating poverty in China, promoting engagement of China’s youth in rural affairs, and …

by · Monday, 24 August 2020 · China, Thailand