In-Depth
Tibetans mark anniversary, reflect on beneficial changes
This month's celebration of the 55th anniversary of the founding of the Tibet autonomous region has a special meaning for Nyima Dondrub.
From barrenness to fruitfulness: Huamao village's story of ending poverty
​Huamao, a small village in China’s remote and mountainous Guizhou province, has cast off poverty through developing rural tourism and reviving traditional culture.
From poverty to prosperity: Shibadong's story of targeted poverty relief
Shibadong, the obscure village in the remote mountains of western Hunan province, has set an example for targeted poverty alleviation by building prosperity based on local conditions.
Foreigner shows love for country he adopted
When the planet's most populous country thrives, the rest of the world does, too, and friends from other lands have been willing to help.
Corn on the black soil lifts villagers out of poverty
A Heilongjiang native has helped fellow villagers get rid of poverty through growing maize growth on fertile black soil.
Poverty elimination in China: Achievements, experiences and challenges
"It is fair to say that China's achievement in poverty reduction, like its economic growth, is a miracle too."
Woman shines with sunflower crafts in Inner Mongolia grassland
Wuren Yijirheyen, a 52-year-old shepherd in Hulunbuir, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, never dreamed her small family workshop in fur and leather handicrafts would grow to a giant business with over 1 million yuan ($143,900) in annual sales and lift hundreds of impoverished women out of poverty.
A moderately prosperous society focuses on both economic development and beyond
New roads build paths to prosperity
In a remote Sichuan province prefecture, villagers have been lifted out of poverty by improvements to transport infrastructure.
40 years of poverty alleviation
Yunnan Province makes headway in poverty alleviation
​Known for cloud-shrouded snow mountains, pristine plateau lakes, lush rainforests and diverse ethnic cultures, Yunnan, a province in the remote southwest of China, has been deemed one of the trendiest tourist destinations in the country.
From Party secretary to online celebrity
Zhang Fei, aged 34, is the first Party secretary for poverty alleviation in Ganjiagou Village, Xiaojin County, Abe Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. In July 2019, his short videos of his family having dinner at their mountain home were posted on social media, and in no time they went viral. The tens of millions of views have since helped Zhang achieve celebrity status, something he accredits to the scenery and appreciation of family life.
Rural tourism has taken the lead in resuming tourist operations
Since resuming business on April 12, Zhu Yanjie's guesthouse has become a popular destination for tourists and is fully booked through the end of August. Located in Zhujiagou Village of Kangxian County in Gansu Province in northwestern China, the guesthouse combining rustic beauty and modern design has become a popular local brand.
China has made remarkable progress in delivering e-government services
Before the introduction of an integrated online-offline one-stop public service system, one had to apply to four government departments to get approval for opening a restaurant in Shanghai. The process took 58 working days and 31 documents needed to be submitted. With the new system, one only needs to hand in 12 documents at one stop and the process takes only 10 working days. The whole process is as simple as shopping online.
China's tourism industry needs to explore new modes to drive recovery in the post-pandemic period
While the SARS virus in 2003 and the 2008-2009 global economic crisis both affected the global tourism industry to different extent, the impacts of the events were far from severe compared with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) this year, which has brought about a widespread contraction and great uncertainties. According to a report released by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on May 20, all of the global destinations continued to have restrictions on travel in place, and 72 percent were completely closed to international tourism.
Can the silver-age plan help to improve rural education?
The Education Department of the Shaanxi Provincial Government has announced a silver-age plan, intending to recruit 262 retired professional teachers below the age of 65 to help with school education in poverty-stricken counties in the province. The teachers must have attained a certain professional level prior to retirement. Headmasters, experienced teachers and teachers of specific grades are to be included. The volunteer educators will serve for at least one academic year, and those who meet the required standard will be encouraged to extend their contracts.
Struggling fishing community turns the corner with traditional culture and tourism
The Hezhe, an ethnic group living in Heilongjiang Province in northeast China explores new roads to prosperity.
Trilogy of the First Secretaries' Poverty Alleviation Mission
Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2012, the CPC Central Committee has given the utmost importance to poverty alleviation work in its governance of the country. It has mobilized the whole Party and society to fight against poverty.
'Ecological poverty alleviation' in a state-level poor area
About 100 tea pickers gathered at the 280 hectares of organic tea plantation in Chisadi Village, Fugong County, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province, during the Qingming Festival in early April this year to pick the earliest mature spring tea leaves.
Livestreaming provides a new means to farmers in impoverished regions to shake off poverty
The changing consumption habits and growing role of innovation in the economy are some of the underlying trends that explain the success of livestreaming.
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