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

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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