War on Poverty: 2012-2017

2017-05-22 22:20 GMT+8

A total of 55.64 million Chinese rural residents were lifted out of poverty from 2013 to 2016 and at least another 10 million will shake off poverty this year, which means the number of rural Chinese lifted out of poverty in five years will exceed 65 million – roughly the population of a major European country such as Britain, France or Italy.

2017-05-22 21:53 GMT+8

China is urbanizing at a speed and on a scale never seen before in human history. Huge numbers of farmers have abandoned their farms in rural areas and gone to cities in recent years, leaving land abandoned.

2017-05-20 21:30 GMT+8

By CGTN's Jin Zixiong

2017-05-20 20:54 GMT+8

‍Video by Zhou Jinxi; Story written by Liu Chen.

2017-05-18 23:15 GMT+8

‍By CGTN's Jin Zixiong, Zhou Jinxi

2017-05-12 14:36 GMT+8

Over the past five years, 152 students from the First Middle School of Dancheng have enrolled at Tsinghua University and Peking University. The school attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year on its Open Day.  

2017-04-22 23:33 GMT+8

President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pushed for increased efforts on poverty alleviation. 

2017-01-25 10:55 GMT+8

After the first press conference of the Fifth Session of 12th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on Thursday, Liu Zhiqin, a senior fellow at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China expressed his expectations for the 2017 Two Sessions with CGTN.

2017-03-02 21:36 GMT+8

China's growth has benefited from innovation, people-centered ideology, stability, infrastructure upgrades and globalization, which can serve as an example for other economies, according to experts.

2017-03-13 21:04 GMT+8

By CGTN's He Weiwei

2017-03-27 16:04 GMT+8

Over four million rural residents in eight ethnic minority autonomous regions and provinces were lifted out of poverty last year, said a forum on poverty relief hosted by the Beijing-based Minzu University of China on Friday.

2017-03-18 20:29 GMT+8

China is aiming to eradicate rural poverty by 2020, lifting its remaining 55 million rural poor above the poverty line of 2,300 yuan in annual income.

2017-02-06 14:16 GMT+8

China's macroeconomic management agency, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has announced it has allocated nearly 19 billion yuan (about 2.5 billion US dollars) in relocation funds as part of its poverty reduction drive. It said some of this would be directed at accommodation projects this year, which could benefit 2.5 million people. 

2017-03-21 09:53 GMT+8