Villagers renovate a rural road in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a mountainous region plagued by poverty. Photo: Xinhua
Villagers renovate a rural road in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a mountainous region plagued by poverty. Photo: Xinhua
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

Revitalising China’s rural regions is Xi Jinping’s next priority

  • For President Xi Jinping, a widening urban-rural divide is not helping the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation
  • With Beijing having declared victory in its battle of ending extreme poverty, Xi is now replacing it with a grander project of “comprehensive rural revitalisation”

Villagers renovate a rural road in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a mountainous region plagued by poverty. Photo: Xinhua
Villagers renovate a rural road in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a mountainous region plagued by poverty. Photo: Xinhua
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