ZHANGJIAKOU, Hebei, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed the importance of precision in the battle against poverty, saying that poverty alleviation should focus on the targeted people and industries, and use the right tools to produce the desired results.
Xi made the remarks during an inspection tour to the city of Zhangjiakou in north China's Hebei Province.
BEIJING, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- China has made huge strides in poverty reduction, achieving the government's target of lifting 10 million people out of poverty this year.
The country's financial input for poverty reduction hit a record high this year, with that from the central and provincial governments exceeding 100 billion yuan (about 14.5 billion U.S. dollars) for the first time, Liu Yongfu, head of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, told a conference Tuesday. Full Story