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  1. News - China - Beijing

    Beijing homeless sent packing after being 'robbed' by security officials

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 03:21pm by Ernest Kao

    ... to improve the appearance of cities and hide urban poverty. The appearance of a city and the cleanliness of the environment can not be superior to the rights of a citizen,” said CASS’ Centre ...

  2. 'Guest' student endures poverty in a bold quest

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am

    ... Ye Defu took a huge gamble four years ago. He left his teaching job to come to Beijing and become an unofficial full-time student- in the hope of getting the chance to sit the exam for a postgraduate programme at Tsinghua University. He spoke to Natha Why ...

  3. When rural poverty turns to despair for women

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li From her small, run-down bungalow in a remote village in Qinglong county, Hebei province, Li Suxiang struggles to hold herself together as she tries to recount her suicide attempt. On a late autumn day a few years ago, Ms Li went to a beach in ...

  4. 14 areas targeted in plan to improve lives of poor

    Posted Jun 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Beijing has designated 14 areas, mostly mountainous and populated by ethnic minorities, as its 'major battlefields' in the fight against poverty in the next 10 years. They include Tibet, southern Xinjiang and a southwestern region hit by bad soil erosion, according to a government exhibition on poverty alleviation efforts in the past decade ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Marvel now in Beijing to film Iron Man 3, says Hollywood magazine

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 09:40am by John Kennedy

    ... the awkwardly named Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, an arm of the powerful State Council, announces the list of China’s 592 “Poverty Counties.” Nanfang--  High school ...

  6. Candles still burn brightly on June 4

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the disgraced politician Bo Xilai and his family's wealth. Since 1989 China has undergone dramatic change that has lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty and pushed it to the forefront of world ...

  7. Good times

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is not unique to Hong Kong. Over the past five years, Tsang allocated some HK$20 billion to address poverty. Following this redistribution of wealth, tax rebates and welfare rises, the income disparity ...

  8. development

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to work in big cities? How does the situation affect their children? 3 Farmers produce most of the food on the mainland, yet they live in poverty. Why do they have to depend on family members who ...

  9. Beijing unveils incentives for Xinjiang SEZs

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... US$3,690 last year- to the national average- US$4,628- by 2015 and eliminate poverty by 2020. ...

  10. The bigger picture on Africa

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com In an attempt to counter allegations that it is exploiting Africa for its natural resources, China has pledged to help boost development of the poverty-stricken continent and expand its influence in areas other than trade and economics. According to an announcement made on Friday at the conclusion of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation, Beijing ...




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