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G77 plus China eye end to poverty by 2030, new UN role

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 05:30

A summit of G77 leaders plus China wrapped up Sunday with a call for an end to poverty by 2030.

China`s rural poverty dips further to 100 million: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 18:51

China still had some 100 million rural residents living in poverty though their numbers dwindled to nearly 67 million during 2010 to 2012, according to an official report.

China reduces poverty level by 71% in three decades

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 22:47

China`s poverty level has come down to 13 per cent last year from 84 per cent in 1980, with the per capita income increasing nearly 30 folds to USD 6,064 from a mere USD 205 three decade ago.

China still has 200 million poor below poverty line: CPC

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 15:09

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.

China faces instability risks as gap between rich, poor widens

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 13:40

According to reports in the Beijing News, the figure went from 0.275 in the 1980s to 0.438 at the end of 2010.

China sends officials to villages to eradicate poverty

Last Updated: Monday, June 25, 2012, 14:14

About 15,000 officials from Hebei provinces were dispatched to over 5,000 villages across the northern Chinese province to live and work with local villagers between February and December this year.

Chinese PM urges poverty reduction

Last Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012, 21:22

Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has said more efforts should be made to reduce poverty in the country.

China raises poverty line, boosting official poor

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 09:48

China has raised its official poverty line, causing more people to qualify as poor despite its booming economy.

67 mn rural poor uplifted from poverty in last decade: China

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 15:08

Claiming major success in poverty alleviation efforts, China today said 67.34 million rural people, more than the population of France, were lifted from poverty in the last decade bringing down the percentage of rural poverty from 10.2 to 2.8 per cent.