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  1. News - China - GANSU

    Gansu province 'beautifies' its roadways by walling in rural villages

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 06:15pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Rural poverty in China’s northwest is anything but a new topic. But those who want to see it for themselves may find it increasingly hard as the government ramps up efforts to conceal it – literally. Brick walls have been erected along the highways of Zhang county, located in Gansu province’s Dingxi City, to “hide” the “ugly” living conditions of villagers inhabiting ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Fingers point, but little children are still dying

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... kindergarten pupils in rural Guixi, Jiangxi province, crammed into a van designed for seven, plunged into the cold waters of a roadside pond on Christmas Eve because their driver, who owned ... involving rural children in overloaded, modified vans because there is a lack of safe school buses. The authorities quickly punished 12 officials, including a Guixi vice-mayor, but that did little ...

  3. The reality of 'new socialist countryside'

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the future of rural China was created and first implemented. But the house's owners, Zhong Deqiang and his wife, blush intensely when asked about the fruits of rural development. They look ...

  4. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Microcredit schemes struggling to aid China's rural poor

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... organisations in rural China. Such non-governmental organisations, which now number about 100 on the mainland, aim to support entrepreneurship and fight poverty by providing small loans to individuals ... Rural Development Institute, said China, unlike other developing nations, has failed to support microcredit NGOs and allow them a free hand to help fight poverty. "We have called ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Xi Jinping visits poor in Hebei province and tells of goal to lift millions out of hardship

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Xi's mission to see 'reality of rural poverty' Party chief Xi Jinping said lifting tens of millions of people out of poverty remains the biggest challenge for the new leadership in its bid to build a moderately prosperous society by 2020, state media reported. Xi made the remarks during a visit to Luotuowan village and Gujiatai village in Baoding, Hebei province ...

  6. Spreading the news

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... doesn't hurt to visualise the potential audience size in the vast countryside, even if illiteracy is more rampant than in the cities. In rural China in general, it is schools and village standing ... on the mainland, with a subscription rate of 360,000 to 380,000. China's rural areas have historically been plagued with complicated issues that the government and policy-makers must resolve. Decades ...

  7. The seeds of rural discontent

    Posted Feb 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rampant exploitation of farmers. Government data shows that the average income in rural China is only one-third of urban residents' income. But the difference in wealth is much bigger. Based ... is put down.' The meat is a metaphor for the people's vastly improved diet after China's economic reforms, and it is a dig at the insatiable appetite for more economic benefits. ...

  8. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Wealth gap to be cut, Han Changfu tells Central Rural Work Conference

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Beijing aims to protect farmers' land rights, and ensure fairer treatment for migrant labourers Moves to narrow rural-urban wealth gap Beijing will look to boost farmers' income, protect their land rights and seek more equitable treatment for migrant workers in cities, reports from the annual rural work conference said yesterday. ...

  9. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Party's first policy plan to focus on rural issues, say experts

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... policy blueprint next year will continue to focus on rural issues, with priority likely to be given to diversifying patterns of agricultural production to encourage more specialised, large-scale farming, experts said. For the past nine years, the party's top leadership has devoted its first policy document of the year, known as the No 1 document, to the development of rural areas, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's left-behind kids cloud the country's dream

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by STASFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Left-behind kids cloud the dream China can dream about grandeur and resurgence, but here are some new statistics that will pull her down. In her own backyard, among her vast rural poor in the countryside, many young children have no internet service, extra-curricular books and basic child-support services. Many have to trek for hours every day to attend poorly ...




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