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China's northwestern region of Xinjiang is planning a poverty relief scheme targeting its 22 poorest counties, state-run Xinhua reported on Sunday. Xinjiang, a huge region bordering Central Asia, has long been a security focus for Beijing, which has led a massive security clampdown there after deadly ...
Xinhua did not say how much China's government will spend on the anti-poverty initiative. More than $960m was spent to combat poverty last year, with about 80 percent of the funds earmarked for four impoverished prefectures: Kashgar, Hotan, Kizilsu and Aksu. Chinese officials will be sent to 192 areas in ...

China's 'Ice Boy' village has more to celebrate this Lunar New Year, but grinding poverty will not be easy to fix ... Festival dinner this year, as the extra cash meant they would be able to afford some Chinese cabbage and meat – a rarity compared with the potatoes and plain rice they have for every meal.
Premier Li Keqiang called on Tuesday for firm efforts to alleviate poverty and improve people's lives as China forges ahead with a campaign to revitalize industrial bases in the country's "rust belt". He made the remark during a two-day visit to Jilin province that began on Monday in the impoverished Zhenlai ...
In an interview with Xinhua, Bill Gates talked about China's role in global poverty alleviation and development. Q1: Given the collaboration between China and the Gates Foundation, how do you view the Chinese government's efforts on poverty reduction? Gates: In terms of poverty work, China did a very ...
Chinese media coverage even borrowed liberally from descriptions of Xi's trips to other impoverished villages in previous years. After all, China has been waging its “war on poverty” since at least Xi Jinping came to power – if not for decades. Xi's pledge to eliminate poverty by 2020 is also not new; that's ...

BEIJING: China has lifted 68.53 million people out of poverty over the past five years after Chinese President Xi Jinping took power, according to a report. The report published by China's State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development said it was equivalent to an annual ...
A model project for rural poverty reduction with financial and technical assistance from China was launched in Lewe and Tatkon townships in Nay Pyi Taw ... The agreement was signed during the visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in November, Union Minister U Aung Thu said during the launching ...
A China-aided pilot project for poverty reduction was launched in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, with a view to improving the infrastructure of villages and raising the level ... Chinese Ambassador Hong Liang told the launching ceremony that the two countries signed an implementation agreement of the project in ...
SHANGHAI: China brought 12.89 million rural people out of poverty in 2017, cutting its overall poverty rate to 3.1 percent, the official Xinhua news agency said late on Thursday, citing government data. China's ruling Communist Party has been making efforts to tackle deep-rooted poverty in its countryside, ...
In all, 68.53 million people - two-thirds of impoverished Chinese - have said goodbye to their straitened circumstances since late 2012, when the Communist Party of China opened its 18th National Congress and President Xi Jinping was elected top leader, said Mr Liu Yongfu, head of the State Council ...
Fuman and his family live in Western China, and he has been labelled one of China's “left behind children” by Chinese media. The video above, posted by South China Morning Post, takes a look into his poverty-stricken life. The video also takes viewers on that infamous trek from his home to school that ...
But that is another impasse because for China and Russia the sanctions ... In Beijing's view, wide-ranging and intensifying American-Chinese trade ... with a North Korea backed up by an impoverished China and a devastated ...
Hong Kong's glamorous side is what visitors best know. But a hostel for tourists in Sham Shui Po, our poorest district, goes out of its way to ...
Why Xi Jinping cares so much about ending poverty in China: the political ... home, as part of the government's efforts to help the impoverished.
He personally led a campaign to end poverty in Ningde Prefecture, southeastern China's Fujian Province, as early as 1988, and is now leading ...
China is going all out in an unprecedented effort to lift its population out of poverty by 2020, while simultaneously strengthening its grip at the ...

According to Xi, if rural China, particularly impoverished areas, is left behind, ... poverty, the CPC Central Committee has been leading Chinese ...
China classifies poverty as an income of less than 2,300 yuan (£263) per year, ... Liangshan is infamous in the minds of many Chinese for its ...
China lifts 13.9 million people out of poverty each year ... and the annual per capita income in impoverished rural areas has grown 10.7 ... From 1978 to 2016, about 730 million Chinese people has been lifted out of poverty.
When President Xi Jinping announced his war against poverty, one of the immediate questions was how to ensure that the money and ...
An investigation by a local child rights advocacy group revealed that Chinese nationals working in the Victoria Falls area are taking advantage of poverty- stricken underage girls by offering them $2 in exchange for sexual gratifications, according to ...
Yao Li, founder of BN Vocational School, says: "In today's Chinese society, vocational education has been widely recognized as an effective way of precise poverty relief." According to her, since the establishment of BN Vocational School 12 years ago ...
The Supreme People's Court will attach importance to cases involving poverty relief in an effort to help achieve poverty alleviation with local characteristics. Courts at all levels convicted 2,862 criminals of bribery and concluded 15,000 cases ...
The launch of the route, operated by North Korea's Air Koryo, is not a violation of international sanctions against Pyongyang, but could deliver the message that China does not want to act too harshly against its impoverished neighbour. News of the ...
Until 2005, WFP implemented projects in China on poverty alleviation as well as post-disaster reconstruction and assisted more than 30 million people.
The power of tourism to induce poverty reduction and development constituted the main focus of the UNWTO Workshop held in Guangdong, China. The workshop was conducted under the framework of the agreement signed between UNWTO and the ...
BEIJING, March 28 (Xinhua) -- China is a step closer towards its goal of eradicating poverty by 2020 as on Monday, Henan Province announced that Lankao County was removed from the country's list of impoverished counties. The county, which had been ...
BEIJING - One of the most cited statistics about China may well be the number of Chinese who have been lifted out of poverty over the last 35 years. At over 800 million, it is a huge number - and an extraordinary feat. Indeed, no other country has ...
In addition to poverty alleviation, Gates' foundation also plans to work with the Chinese government to improve health services in rural areas, provide better food for children living in poor regions and provide impoverished people with financial ...
Survey results published by job bank yes123 Tuesday indicate that more than half have taken jobs that pay NT$22,000 per month or less, and that close to half have financial debts.
BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) -- Top Chinese political advisor Yu Zhengsheng Monday called for targeted and effective democratic supervision of China's poverty alleviation efforts. Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political ...
Getting married has become such a burden that many families have been left impoverished by the process. In northwest China, however, the situation is changing, as a poverty-relief campaign brings down bride prices. Hongsibao district government of ...
In addition to poverty alleviation, Gates' foundation also plans to work with the Chinese government to improve health services in rural areas, provide better food for children living in poor regions and provide impoverished people with financial ...
He used a slideshow to illustrate China's lurch out of 20th century poverty into 21st century powerhouse and the paradox of a culture that, after centuries of repressing the individual, now has school children reciting a pledge that says: "I am the ...
Chinese nationals in Victoria Falls are taking advantage of poverty-stricken underage girls whom they are offering $2 for sex, an investigation by a local.
Chang Wanquan will be in Kathmandu for a three-day visit -- the first by a Chinese defense minister in 15 years -- that will include talks with his Nepali counterpart and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
Like other Chinese provinces, Anhui is expected to pull the entire population out of poverty by 2020. It's a noble aim, but not easy to define.
Addressing the 3rd National Leadership Conclave, organized by All India Management Association (AIMA) here today, he said that nations, such as India and China, earlier believed in distribution of wealth, but the focus has now shifted to generation of ...
"In the period of the Millennium Development Goals, China now has the eradication of extreme poverty within its grasp," said Clark.
BEIJING: China may have the second-highest number of billionaires after the US but the world's second- largest economy should worry about the growing divide between the rich and the poor, Chinese experts have warned. The Communist Party government in ...
China has thus made in-roads into the oil sectors in Nigeria (Africa's largest oil producer) and Angola (Africa's second largest producer), which accounts for "13 per cent of China's crude oil imports". Other African countries with Chinese oil ...
The Chinese government is spending 30 billion yuan ($4.4 billion) to reduce poverty in remote areas by installing solar power.
The battle against poverty has been high on the agenda of Xi Jinping, president of the world's most populous nation. Always harboring a sentiment towards the impoverished people, Xi has devoted much efforts to the poverty alleviation undertakings in ...
Little did Kuhn know that his esoteric question about what officials were doing to help those living in poverty on the outskirts of Beijing would make him famous on the Chinese internet. Less than a day after being posted on Weibo, the ... Applauding ...
A visitor to a public restroom at the Temple of Heaven Park in Beijing using a toilet paper dispenser with facial recognition software.
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, who is also head of the State Council Leading Group of Poverty Alleviation and Development, presides over a plenary meeting of the group in Beijing, capital of China, March 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Ding Lin). BEIJING, March 20 ...
The Chinese government last week started targeted inspections on the use and management of poverty relief funds in 28 provinces and regions, aiming to uncover any irregularities in this area of key government concern.
According to the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, the central government spent about 28 billion yuan (4 billion US dollars) on poverty alleviation in the eight autonomous regions and provinces last year, up 39 ...
... to a government work report delivered at the annual parliamentary session earlier this month, China aims to reduce the number of rural residents living in poverty by more than 10 million in 2017, including 3.4 million to be relocated from ...


 

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