Xi Jinping says absolute poverty and overall regional poverty have been eliminated in China. Photo: EPA-EFE Xi Jinping says absolute poverty and overall regional poverty have been eliminated in China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Xi Jinping says absolute poverty and overall regional poverty have been eliminated in China. Photo: EPA-EFE
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China’s Xi Jinping declares victory on poverty alleviation, but warns of ‘unbalanced’ development

  • Xi Jinping says nearly 100 million Chinese have been lifted out of poverty since 2013
  • But China’s wealth gap is growing and rural poor remain vulnerable of slipping back into hardship

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Xi Jinping says absolute poverty and overall regional poverty have been eliminated in China. Photo: EPA-EFE Xi Jinping says absolute poverty and overall regional poverty have been eliminated in China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Xi Jinping says absolute poverty and overall regional poverty have been eliminated in China. Photo: EPA-EFE
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