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Rural renewal an uphill battle in China

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 01:30

Chinese President Xi Jinping has been pushing an ambitious program of 'rural renewal', designed to stop the brain drain from China's countryside and encourage people to move back home after they left for the country's booming cities. But, as Ed Giles reports, the programme is facing an uphill battle.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has been pushing an ambitious program of 'rural renewal', designed to stop the brain drain from China's countryside and encourage people to move back home after they left for the country's booming cities. But, as Ed Giles reports, the programme is facing an uphill battle.

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Rural renewal an uphill battle in China

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 01:30