China poverty line

China vows to lift remaining 70 million above poverty line by 2020

China's top leadership has pledged resolute measures to lift the remaining 70 million poor people above poverty line by 2020 which amounted a million a month.

Nov 29, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

China still has 200 million poor below poverty line: CPC

Two top leaders of the newly-constituted CPC, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang, visited the most impoverished areas while acknowledging that China still has work cut out to reduce poverty, despite successfully uplifting over 500 million in the last three decades.

Dec 31, 2012, 15:09 PM IST