China aims to wipe out rural poverty despite Covid-19 and economic woes
BEIJING - More than 460,000 Chinese enterprises declared bankruptcy in the first quarter of this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
And though official figures pin unemployment at 5.9 per cent in March, China's real unemployment rate stands at an alarming 20 per cent, or 70 million jobless, according to Shandong-based brokerage firm Zhongtai Securities that has since retracted its report, ostensibly due to government pressure to prevent panic.
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Has taken at least 80 years so far but party officials benefit financially from influence and business interests. I call bs. There’s this one family in Hunan province...
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