An ethnic Yi couple take care of their child in the rain. Xujiashan villagers moved into their new houses built by the government in 2019. Xujiashan village of Haitang town, Ganluo county, Liangshan prefecture, is one of the 20 extremely poor villages in Ganluo county. Photo: Simon Song An ethnic Yi couple take care of their child in the rain. Xujiashan villagers moved into their new houses built by the government in 2019. Xujiashan village of Haitang town, Ganluo county, Liangshan prefecture, is one of the 20 extremely poor villages in Ganluo county. Photo: Simon Song
An ethnic Yi couple take care of their child in the rain. Xujiashan villagers moved into their new houses built by the government in 2019. Xujiashan village of Haitang town, Ganluo county, Liangshan prefecture, is one of the 20 extremely poor villages in Ganluo county. Photo: Simon Song
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The rest of the nation deserves a share of the tech sector’s wealth

  • With 2020 the deadline set by President Xi Jinping to eliminate extreme poverty in the nation, the hi-tech industry must spread its wealth and help rural areas in the less-developed provinces progress

An ethnic Yi couple take care of their child in the rain. Xujiashan villagers moved into their new houses built by the government in 2019. Xujiashan village of Haitang town, Ganluo county, Liangshan prefecture, is one of the 20 extremely poor villages in Ganluo county. Photo: Simon Song An ethnic Yi couple take care of their child in the rain. Xujiashan villagers moved into their new houses built by the government in 2019. Xujiashan village of Haitang town, Ganluo county, Liangshan prefecture, is one of the 20 extremely poor villages in Ganluo county. Photo: Simon Song
An ethnic Yi couple take care of their child in the rain. Xujiashan villagers moved into their new houses built by the government in 2019. Xujiashan village of Haitang town, Ganluo county, Liangshan prefecture, is one of the 20 extremely poor villages in Ganluo county. Photo: Simon Song
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