CHINA China province with largest remaining poor population eliminates absolute poverty

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China province with largest remaining poor population eliminates absolute poverty

Xinhua

21:59, November 14, 2020

Yu Wulin of Nu ethnic group shares the scenery of Nujiang Valley via live streaming from his home stay in Laomudeng Village in Fugong County, Lisu Autonomous Prefecture of Nujiang, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Nov. 3, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

Women work at a poverty relief workshop of a relocation site in Fugong County of Lisu Autonomous Prefecture of Nujiang, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Nov. 2, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

Villager Yang Caiqin (2nd L) serves guests at her restaurant in Simola Va Village, in Qingshui Township of Tengchong City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, May 15, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

Li Wenshi, a woman of the Derung ethnic group, weaves a blanket in Dulongjiang Township in Gongshan Derung and Nu Autonomous County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Oct. 27, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

Rural doctor Meng Wenxin measures blood pressure for a villager of the Derung ethnic group at Bapo Village of Dulongjiang Township in Gongshan Derung and Nu Autonomous County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Oct. 26, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

A woman of the Lahu ethnic group picks tea leaves at Bulangshan Township in Menghai County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 11, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

In this combo photo, the upper part shows the former residential area for villagers of Lahu ethnic group in a hamlet of Bulangshan Township in Menghai County, southwest China's Yunnan Province (undated file photo); and the lower part taken on April 9, 2020 shows a newer view of the hamlet. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

Kids of the Lahu ethnic group pose for a photo in a hamlet of Bulangshan Township in Menghai County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 9, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

Luo Zhihua, an official assigned to aid the poverty-reduction drive, cuts hair for a villager in a hamlet of Bulangshan Township in Menghai County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 12, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

Students attend a class at a school in Daxingdi Township of Lushui City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Nov. 5, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

In this combo photo, the upper part taken on Nov. 25, 2016 shows a view of Tuoping Village in Fugong County, Lisu Autonomous Prefecture of Nujiang, southwest China's Yunnan Province; and the lower part taken on Nov. 3, 2020 shows an aerial view of the a relocation site of Tuoping Village. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

A resident cooks at her new house in Daxingdi Township of Lushui City, Lisu Autonomous Prefecture of Nujiang, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Nov. 5, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

People of the Lahu ethnic group attend an evening class in a hamlet of Bulangshan Township in Menghai County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 10, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 31, 2020 shows a view of Dulongjiang Township in Gongshan Derung and Nu Autonomous County, southwest China's Yunnan Province. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

An elderly woman of the Derung ethnic group watches TV at her home in Kongdang Village in Dulongjiang Township, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Nov. 1, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

A woman works at a poverty relief workshop of a relocation site in Fugong County of Lisu Autonomous Prefecture of Nujiang, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Nov. 2, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

Villagers are seen at a square in Simola Va Village in Qingshui Township of Tengchong City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, May 15, 2020. Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty, officials said on Saturday. The last nine counties in the province were delisted from the poverty-stricken county list, which meant all its 88 poverty-stricken counties have shaken off poverty, said Huang Yunbo, director of the provincial poverty alleviation office. It also marks that the 11 ethnic minority groups with relatively smaller populations in the province have bid farewell to poverty. (Xinhua/Hu Chao)

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