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May 26

Why poor villagers would rather stay put, than move into new homes

Author : Winson | Tags: chinese economy Guizhou Rural China China society | visited : | Class : china news
Why poor villagers would rather stay put, than move into new homes

Relocating poverty-stricken families out of their rural hometowns is one of Chinas poverty alleviation measures, but not everyone wants to move. Naweng is a mountainous village in Zhenfeng county in Qianxinan Bouyei and Miao autonomous pref...

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Mar 26

Guizhou rural scenery

Author : Winson | Tags: Guizhou Rural China | visited : | Class : visit china
Guizhou rural scenery

Guizhous bucolic scenery offers a pleasant escape for harried city dwellers and an economic lifeline for local communities, Zeng Jun reports. Like most women from the mountainous Nahui village who work the farmland in Southwest Chinas Guizho...

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Mar 23

An old man's method of fishing

Author : Winson | Tags: Rural China | visited : | Class : china news
An old man's method of fishing

The film, Flight of the Fisherman, directed by Lian Morrisson, highlights the increasingly lonely life of fishermen. Fishing villages in China are vanishing, as the young people flee their hometowns in search of better job opportunities els...

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Mar 15

Guizhou Kaili

Author : Winson | Tags: Guizhou Rural China | visited : | Class : visit china
Guizhou Kaili

As the capital of the Qiandongnan Miao Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Kaili has unusual tourism resources: undulating mountains, crisscrossed rivers, varied and picturesque scenery, ancient and splendid historic sites, unique and strong ethnic...

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Mar 07

Farmers busy with farm work on day of 'Jingzhe'

Author : Winson | Tags: chinese news Rural China | visited : | Class : china news
Farmers busy with farm work on day of 'Jingzhe'

Farmer Chen Taihua ploughs fields at Hongse Village of Miao Autonomous County of Rongshui, south Chinas Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, March 5, 2017. Sunday marks the day of Jingzhe, literally meaning the awakening of insects, which is th...