China Focus: China fights for final victory over poverty
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- In the late 1930s, when the generals and soldiers of the Communist Party of China (CPC) established a revolutionary base in Lyuliang in north China's Shanxi Province, they didn't know this mountain city would remain poor 80 years later.
Among the 13 counties in Lyuliang, 10 counties and 3,350 villages are still considered regions in "abject poverty."
With about 128,000 villages and over 40 million people in China still living in poverty, the country's fight against i ...