The central government will cover between half and all of the cost of pensions, with 22 provinces set to get the full benefit. Photo: AFP

Beijing to ‘guarantee’ funding for health care, education and pensions in China’s poorest regions

The central government pledges to set a floor for basic public services but a question mark hangs over costs and access for migrant workers

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The central government will cover between half and all of the cost of pensions, with 22 provinces set to get the full benefit. Photo: AFP
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He Huifeng

He Huifeng

He Huifeng is an award-winning journalist and has been focusing on mainland news reporting since 2001 for several overseas media. She has gained an in-depth knowledge of political, economic and social issues on the mainland through years of close observation, which has given her a love for journalism in the field.