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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

China’s rat, cobra farmers feel coronavirus pain

China has set an ambitious target of eradicating extreme poverty and building a “moderately prosperous society” by the end of 2020. But the pandemic …

by · Wednesday, 19 August 2020 · China, Philippines

China is using Uighur labor to produce face masks

The program is widely publicized in state media as a form of poverty reduction. The Human Rights Investigations Lab at the University of California, …

by · Monday, 20 July 2020 · China, Philippines

Locsin: PH, China ties remain warm despite differences

Locsin also credited for China lifting millions of its people from poverty. “Whatever happens in the future, one achievement is undeniable and will …

by · Monday, 8 June 2020 · China, Philippines

Keeping wildlife off the menu, China’s tough promise to keep

Now, because of the coronavirus pandemic, poverty threatens again. Mao has over the last 5 years built a viable farm in southern China with 1,100 …

by · Monday, 8 June 2020 · China, Philippines

How did the People’s Republic of China reduce poverty in the countryside?

Four elements of the poverty reduction strategy of the People’s Republic of China stand out as examples for others to follow. 

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by · Monday, 25 May 2020 · China

Rising unemployment from virus fight threatens China’s poverty targets

About 5.5 million rural Chinese live in poverty, defined by the government as surviving on less than 2,300 yuan ($326) a year. A slowing economy puts …

by · Sunday, 12 April 2020 · China, Philippines

Asia virus latest: World Bank poverty warning, China factory turnaround

By Agence France-Presse. Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: Millions more could fall into poverty in …

by · Tuesday, 31 March 2020 · China, Philippines