You are our lucky star': Chinese media in overdrive on Xi Jinping's New Year tour

You are our lucky star': Chinese media in overdrive on Xi Jinping's New Year tour
- Beijing has vowed to help 30 million people rise above its official poverty line of about 70p (US$1) a day by 2020. Hundreds of millions have escaped poverty since China's economic opening in the 1980s but, according to a UN report, 5.7% of China's rural population still lived in poverty at the end of ...