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‘Tibet’ to eliminate poverty this year to beat PRC’s 2020 deadline

January 13, 2019 3:22 am0 comments
‘Tibet’ to eliminate poverty this year to beat PRC’s 2020 deadline

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12’19) – The government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has vowed to lift the remaining 150,000 people out of poverty and eradicate absolute poverty this year, thereby achieving the Chinese government target, first set in 2015 and reaffirmed during the party congress last year, one year ahead of the […]

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Lhasa claimed to be free of poverty

January 9, 2019 4:15 am0 comments
Lhasa claimed to be free of poverty

(TibetanReview.net, Jan08’19) – Given China’s national goal – set in 2015 and reaffirmed last year – of eliminating poverty by 2020 to create a moderately prosperous society, the city government of Tibet’s capital Lhasa has claimed to have achieved that target last year. The city government announced Jan 7 that […]

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Tibetans in Gansu protest broken promise of help for culling their livestock

October 21, 2018 12:46 am0 comments
Tibetans in Gansu protest broken promise of help for culling their livestock

(TibetanReview.net, Oct20, 2018) – While China’s central government speaks of achieving big strides in eliminating poverty, with a record number of 85 counties taken of the list most recently, its local governments in Tibet appear to be busy creating poverty. Dozens of Tibetans living in what is now part of […]

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China removes poverty tag from 85 more counties, many in Tibet

October 18, 2018 11:40 pm0 comments
China removes poverty tag from 85 more counties, many in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct18, 2018) – Given President Xi Jinping’s goal of eliminating poverty by the year 2020, China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Oct 17 cited Beijing as announcing Oct 17 that another 85 counties had been officially taken off the country’s list of impoverished areas. The announcement was made on Oct 17, China’s […]

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China removes ‘poverty’ label off 30 counties in ‘Tibet’

October 8, 2018 12:31 am0 comments
China removes ‘poverty’ label off 30 counties in ‘Tibet’

(TibetanReview.net, Oct07, 2018) – After being busy removing individual absolute poverty by leaps and bounds in recent years, at least on paper, China has now turned its attention to declaring counties and districts in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) free of poverty. Twenty-five counties and districts in the TAR have […]

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China bets on SOEs to eliminate poverty in ‘Tibet’, the country’s worst, by 2020

September 10, 2018 11:56 pm0 comments
China bets on SOEs to eliminate poverty in ‘Tibet’, the country’s worst, by 2020

(TibetanReview.net, Sep10, 2018) – At 7.9 percent, the rate of people living in absolute poverty in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is more than twice the PRC’s national average, which is 3.1 percent, reported China’s official xinhuanet.com/English Sep 9. With all the more than 70 counties within its jurisdiction living in […]

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China targets Tibet in 2020 poverty elimination goal

August 22, 2018 11:30 pm0 comments
China targets Tibet in 2020 poverty elimination goal

(TibetanReview.net, Aug22, 2018) – The People’s Republic of China has said Aug 19 that it will lift an additional 30 million people out of poverty so as to reach its elimination goal by 2020. It has especially mentioned Tibet Autonomous Region, still the poorest in the republic, among three examples […]

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China says 330K Tibetans still steeped in dire poverty

April 9, 2018 9:38 pm0 comments
China says 330K Tibetans still steeped in dire poverty

(TibetanReview.net, Apr09, 2018) – A total of 330,000 residents constituting the population of 2,440 villages still live in dire poverty in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), some six decades after China claimed to have liberated the territory and made its people masters of their own fate. This was after a total […]

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