Born in 1971, Tong Lihua enjoys a reputation for his devotion to his job as a public interest attorney. For the over past 15 years, Tong and his team have provided free legal assistance to over 430,000 minors, migrant workers and women in need, effectively solving social conflicts that might have led to more serious problems.
Tong Lihua: legal assistance to needy people
As barefoot social work gets more attention, one of the biggest improvements has been a change in the status of those caring for rural kids. Though barefoot social work is still not recognized as a bona fide profession, the workers are getting more plaudits.
Highlighting rural China's "barefoot" social workers
China will step up efforts to purchase and store grain and build more granaries as its grain output rises, according to an official statement on Wednesday.
China to shore up grain purchase, storage
China has decided to impose a cap on top executives' salaries in the State sector as part of its reform drive against the controversial group. Although it has not been decided how steep the cuts would be, it is certain that the actions and incomes of the fat cats would be more closely scrutinized.
Making salary reform a success
Beisicun (North Four) Village outside Beijing's North Fifth Ring Road has become a new cluster of inexpensive residences for fresh college graduates, after the Tangjialing Community, a shanty town formerly located in the area, was dismantled in 2010.
'Ant tribe' grads in Beijing fight their way up
In the past three decades, China's development has pulled a staggering 680 million people out of poverty. It did so through a dramatic increase in access to modern energy, mostly powered by coal, which has led to terrible outdoor air pollution in Chinese cities, not to mention making China the world's premier carbon dioxide emitter.
Fight poverty to reduce pollution
Born in a remote village in Tonggu county, East China's Jiangxi province, 13-year-old Feng Huan appears at first sight to be an unlucky child. Born with an egg-size tumor at the end of her spine, family elders once tried to abandon the girl due to her poor health, but her mother, Lan Aihong, managed to take her baby back. Lan named the child Huan, which means happiness, hoping her daughter would grow up to eventually lead a happy life.
A mother's enduring love for her daughter
The Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left for a visit to Africa on May 4, his first trip to Africa since assuming his current post as the top Chinese government leader. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of former Premier Zhou Enlai's first visit to the continent.
Projects in Africa made possible by Chinese aid
Social Entrepreneurship Increases in Popularity
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