China has set a goal to eliminate poverty by the end of this year, but many families, especially in rural areas, struggle to make ends meet. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promises greater job security for migrant workers

  • Pledge will be good news for Jizhi Gari and his parents, who have spent the past six months travelling the country in search of odd jobs
  • China’s top official on poverty alleviation says that since the start of the year, the number of people classed as ‘living on the edge of poverty’ has risen by 380,000
Topic |   Poverty in China
China has set a goal to eliminate poverty by the end of this year, but many families, especially in rural areas, struggle to make ends meet. Photo: Xinhua
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