A poor family in Sichuan province have their evening meal. The Chinese government aims to lift all people above the poverty line by 2020. Photo: Imaginechina

Corrupt officials holding back China’s drive to eliminate poverty

Anti-graft watchdog highlights numerous examples where low-level functionaries have been siphoning off funds meant to help the poor

Topic |   Corruption in China

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A poor family in Sichuan province have their evening meal. The Chinese government aims to lift all people above the poverty line by 2020. Photo: Imaginechina
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Jun Mai

Jun Mai

Jun Mai is an award-winning journalist covering China's political and social news. He writes about China's elite politics, general policies and social activism. He is currently based in Beijing.