China invested about 4.3 billion yuan (around 656 million U.S. dollars) in boosting cultural progress and tourism development in impoverished rural areas during the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), an official with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said Wednesday.
Assistance by professionals from tertiary hospitals across China has helped health institutions in the country's remote regions of Tibet and Xinjiang improve their service capacity and management, contributing to poverty alleviation and improvement in the health of locals.
Administrative bodies with the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, have intensified and diversified efforts in helping two banners of Inner Mongolia autonomous region out of poverty in the past few years, as a move to contribute to the country's poverty relief campaign.
For three straight quarters this year, the Tibet autonomous region has achieved a GDP of more than 130 billion yuan ($20 billion) — up 6.3 percent year-on-year — placing its growth above all other regions and provinces in China, Tibet TV reported.
China has completed its poverty alleviation relocation plan during the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) period, relocating over 9.6 million people, said Zhao Chenxin, secretary-general of the National Development and Reform Commission.
China, with a population of about 1.4 billion people, has set a goal to lift all its rural population out of extreme poverty by the end of this year.President Xi has said: "Being lifted out of poverty is not an end in itself but the starting point of a new life and a new pursuit."
LHASA, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The gross domestic product (GDP) of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region totaled 130.8 billion yuan (about 19.5 billion U.S.dollars) in the first three quarters of the year, up by 6.3 percent year on year, local authorities said.
Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region saw urban and rural subsistence allowances cover 153,564 people by September, the regional civil affairs department said. "The amount of urban subsistence allowances has increased to 847 yuan (about 126 U.S.
"My People, My Homeland," a five-part film depicting China's achievements in the fight against poverty, saw its total Chinese box office revenue surpass 2.5 billion yuan (about 374 million U.S. dollars) early on Wednesday.
Ambassadors to China from some 30 countries on Tuesday paid a visit to Ningde, an East China city known for its pioneering efforts in poverty alleviation, and the local practices not only received praise from the envoys, but inspired many to say they will pursue innovative poverty reduction in their own countries.
The head of the International Labor Organization has lauded China's determination to end domestic poverty on schedule as the COVID-19 pandemic causes job losses and impoverishment on massive scales around the world.
A total of 96.4 billion yuan (about 14.2 billion U.S. dollars) has been invested in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region by 19 provinces and municipalities across the country over the past decade, according to the regional economic planner.
A family spends time together in Bachu county, Kashgar prefecture, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on July 21, 2020.Bortala Mongolian autonomous prefecture plans to renovate 2,076 houses for local people in 2020 and has finished more than 1,600.
Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN), a seminar was held online on Wednesday with the theme "The UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and China's Experience in Poverty Alleviation."
In 2016, the revenue of Gao's solar greenhouses hit 30,000 yuan, compared with around 5,000 yuan in an average greenhouse. Gao's achievement encouraged more people to join the group and develop modern agriculture.
China will launch nationwide pro-consumption projects in September to boost sales of products from poor areas in an effort to promote poverty alleviation, the country's poverty relief authority said Friday.
The saint lake Yehai Lake in Lintan county, Gannan Tibet autonomous prefecture of Northwest China's Gansu province.Seventy percent of Yang's staff in charge of the management of the guesthouses in Anguo are from the village, and they are paid a basic monthly wage of 2,800 yuan.
Women walk to fields near Wuying village, located in mountains that straddle the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region and Guizhou province, on July 26.Hidden deep in the mountains that straddle the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region and Guizhou province, Wuying village is home to 143 families－about 700 people－all members of the Miao ethnic group.
To revive China's last ancient reindeer herding tribe and help Ewenki's inhabitants leave the mountains, local authorities of the Aoluguya nationality township have spent decades on efforts to boost the area's sustainable growth.
Enhe, a nationality township that borders Russia for 75 kilometers at Ergune, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, has seen its traditional homestay business flourish for nearly 15 years, offering local residents of the Russian minority group a way to prosper.
Wuren Yijirheyen, a 52-year-old shepherd in Hulunbuir, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, never dreamed her small family workshop in fur and leather handicrafts would grow to a giant business with over 1 million yuan ($143,900) in annual sales and lift hundreds of impoverished women out of poverty.
Women wearing Burang clothes are seen in Burang County of Ali, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 28, 2020. Burang clothes, decorated with gold, silver, pearls and other jewels, has a history of more than 1,000 years.
The government of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region invested over 200.6 billion yuan (about 28.6 billion U.S. dollars) in improving people's livelihood in the first half of this year (H1).
All the 14 registered poor families have shaken off poverty. The per-capita disposable income of villagers has been raised to 22,150 yuan (about 3,168 US dollars) in 2019 from 16,102 yuan (about 2,303 US dollars) in 2015.
Harvest season for daylily has turned the Yanchi county in Ningxia Hui autonomous region into a golden sea. As the county integrates daylily industry into its feature, a whole industrial chain for daylily, a plant with medicinal value, has emerged.
Authorities in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region have helped some 461,000 farmers and herdsmen find jobs so far this year, according to the regional department of human resources and social security.
Premier Li Keqiang reiterated China's commitment to lifting all its rural population out of poverty this year while adopting resolute steps to prevent individuals from falling below the poverty line once again.
The street has seen its historical style preserved and the local residents' living environment improved at the same time, thus attracting lots of tourists for sightseeing and entrepreneurs for investment.
The Hezhe people, one of the smallest ethnic minority groups in China who used to live by fishing and hunting, are now embracing prosperity as they develop various industries while keeping alive their culture and heritage.
More than 20 years on, 43-year-old Yusup Keyum can still recall the overwhelming smell that emanated from the hole broken in the frozen puddle in his village in winter, the only source of water in his childhood.
A 34-kilometer-long plateau highway has made transport much easier for the herdsmen grazing their animals in Rangtang county, Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan province.
The government of Tianzhu County has been introducing enterprises into the poverty-relief relocation site and building poverty alleviation workshops to help relocated residents find jobs and increase incomes.
Echoing President Xi Jinping's call for green development, some national legislators have called on the government to incorporate a green initiative in the stimulus package to be used to revive the economy hit by COVID-19.
China on Thursday launched a massive reporting activity that will have media outlets nationwide report the country's efforts in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and eradicating poverty.
YINCHUAN, June 11 (Xinhua) -- In a factory in Miaomiaohu Village of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Huang Jinhua deftly works the pedals of a sewing machine, stitching school uniforms and then ironing them.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday said all ethnic groups are part of the big family of the Chinese nation and no ethnic group should be left behind in the country's fight against poverty, in its building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects and in its drive toward modernization.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, hailed community volunteers' work while visiting the Jinhuayuan community of Litong District in Wuzhong City, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Monday.
"The poverty alleviation work in Tibet has achieved a decisive victory. Our poverty alleviation measures are systematic," said a political advisor from southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region when meeting the press at the second Members' Corridor during the third annual session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing.
As a Chinese saying goes: "If you want to get rich, you must first build roads." The country built and improved 290,000 km of roads in rural areas in 2019, enabling more than 9,400 more villages to have access to passenger coaches.
World experts and scholars have paid close attention to China's government work report, saying that the report reflects the central government's firm determination to achieve poverty alleviation goals this year, despite impact from the COVID-19 pandemic.
China's success in poverty reduction has demonstrated to the global community that the first goal of "No Poverty" among the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is attainable, a high-ranking United Nations official said Friday.
China will ensure the elimination of poverty among all rural residents living below the current poverty line and in all poor counties this year, according to a government work report submitted to the national legislature for deliberation on Friday.
China has made a truly remarkable breakthrough in the fight against poverty and will certainly complete the building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects this year, a Russian scholar has said.
In recent years, Songjiagou New Village has begun to improve environment and local landscape to develop rural tourism and open agricultural cooperatives and agricultural products processing plants to increase villagers' income.
In May of 2020, the county was removed from the country's list of impoverished counties. Based on the Maonan people's poverty alleviation situation across the country, the ethnic group has gotten rid of poverty as a whole.
In recent years, Le'an has been making efforts to promote its sericulture program and planted more than 1,053 hectares of mulberry trees. About 1,400 impoverished households in the county increased their income through the program and shook off poverty.
China is stepping up efforts to prevent its rural population from sliding into poverty due to unemployment or poor sales of farm produce triggered by the novel coronavirus outbreak, a senior official said on Monday.
The Communist Party of China Central Committee and State Council on Sunday published a new guideline for the development of the western region in the new era, stressing to fight "three tough battles" against risk, poverty and pollution.
Students watch a football match at Wawu primary school in Zhaojue County, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Sichuan Province. Wawu primary school is 2,700 meters above sea level, located on a high mountain in Abingluogu Township in Zhaojue County, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture.
"We wanted people to be able to appreciate one of the world's great achievements without espousing any particular political ideology," Peter Getzels, an American multiple Emmy-nominated and award-winning documentary director and producer, told Xinhua, after his new work "Voices from the Frontline: China's War on Poverty" debuted online Monday.
President Xi Jinping stressed the importance of poverty alleviation work to secure the country's development goal of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects during his two-day inspection tour of Shanxi province that concluded on Tuesday.
The Communist Party of China (CPC) has been seeking happiness for the Chinese people wholeheartedly, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, said in his chat with villagers during an inspection tour in Shanxi Province.
Eighty-two households in the cliff-top village of Atuleer in Sichuan province's Zhaojue county were preparing on Monday to move to new apartments in the county seat as part of the nation's poverty relief program.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday afternoon visited an organic daylily farm in Yunzhou District of Datong City during his inspection tour in north China's Shanxi Province. He also visited a village in the city's Xiping Township to learn about poverty alleviation efforts.
China is currently on its way to eradicate poverty in rural areas by the end of 2020. Of the various methods to achieve it, developing rural tourism has proved to be quite effective in driving the regional economy and improving rural livelihoods. And Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China is no exception.
The country's top leadership has called for resolute policy action to minimize the shock from the pandemic and win the battle against absolute poverty as this year is the final one for China to finish building a moderately prosperous society in all respects.