September 17, 2021
Rural Affairs Specialist Han Jun Likely to Ascend to Vice Premier in 2022
By Tristan Kenderdine
Han Jun’s elevation to Jilin governor puts this rural policy careerist in strong contention for one of four State Council vice premier positions in 2022.
September 06, 2021
How Successful Was China’s Poverty Alleviation Drive?
By Zhuoran Li
China eliminated extreme poverty, a monumental achievement. But the root causes of poverty persist.
March 08, 2019
As Kim Jong Un Crossed China, Did He Like What He Saw?
By Bonnie Girard
Kim’s train ride through China would have sent mixed signals about the country’s development model.
February 13, 2018
Is This the Year China Gets Serious About Ending Rural Poverty?
By Shannon Tiezzi
China has long spoken of a 'war on poverty,' but recent signs suggest it might be even more of a focus in 2018.
December 20, 2017
'Dream Town': China's Charming Villages
By Eugene K. Chow
The Chinese government is hoping branded, themed villages can revitalize the countryside.