Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 17 shows the tea garden in Shuiman Township, Wuzhishan City, Hainan Province. Through developing a rainforest tea industry, Shuiman Township lifted itself out of poverty in 2019 and local farmers' per capita disposable income saw a year-on-year increase of 18.3% last year.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 16 shows Zhou You'e (L) and her husband posing for a photo in their vegetable greenhouse in Songjiagou Village, Bali County, Shanxi Province. Zhou used to earn a family income of only 2,000 yuan (US$289.8) a year, due to the poor land and inconvenient transportation in the area where she used to live. Thanks to the introduction of a new relocation policy, this predicament has been completely changed. Zhou and her family moved to a new place and built a vegetable greenhouse, which is bringing her more income.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 16 shows a woman weaves a yak velvet shawl in Yingxiu Village, Yingxiu Township, Wenchuan, Sichuan Province. Zou Ling, Party secretary of the village, has stayed in the village for 14 years since he first came there to help with earthquake relief work. During the past years, he has led residents of the village as well as those living in surrounding areas to get rich. The village will continue to promote rural revitalization and green development, promote common prosperity and make life more and more prosperous, Zou said.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 17 shows the iconic landscape in the bonded area of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ). The FTZ aims to contribute to Shanghai's pursuit of enhancing its role as an international trade center, according to Zhao Yugang, deputy director of the FTZ administration.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 16 shows an engineer of Shenyang Xinsong Robot Automation Co. testing a cleaning robot at the company's workshop in Shenyang. Constant innovation has given new impetus to the company's development.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 16 shows Liu Congcong (C), a member of Dai Village's Party committee, checking the quality of products at a food processing company in Dai Village, Lanling County, Shandong Province. From a "dirty and poor" village to a "beautiful village in China" with a collective output of 3.8 billion yuan, the village has witnessed tremendous changes. "We have completed the target task of poverty eradication and are moving forward to the prosperous road of rural revitalization." said Liu.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 16 shows Dajiu Lake in Shennongjia, Hubei Province. The forest coverage rate in Shennongjia exceeds 91%, the proportion of good air days is more than 99%, and the forest area there is rated "excellent." "In the past few years, we have seen the trees on the patrol road getting denser and the water getting clearer. How can we not be pleased with these changes?" said Li Chunqing, deputy director of the Shennongjia national park administration, who patrols the mountain year-round.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 16 shows Liu Cuiqing (R), Party secretary of Wentingxiang Community, Chengxi District, Xining, Qinghai Province, visits community residents. The community established a canteen for senior residents to offer them quality meals at minimum prices.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 16 shows a staff member checking the growth of crops in a laboratory at an agricultural technology company located in Tianjin (Binhai) Zhongguancun Science Park. The synergistic development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei is a national strategy and has given unlimited power to this area. Hu Jianlong, who moved his enterprise from Beijing to Tianjin, said the national strategy is bringing more room for growth to enterprises.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 16 shows Chongqing Guoyuan Port. Chongqing Guoyuan Port is striving to play a more important role in the Belt and Road Initiative as well as the development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt, according to Party secretary Qu Hong.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 16 shows Zhang Qiang, deputy director of the agriculture and rural development bureau in Baoqing County, Heilongjiang Province, checking ripening corn in a farm field. Zhang said they've turned wasteland into high-standard farmland, which can greatly improve the yield of rice, soybeans, and corn. As a result, farmers can earn an extra income of nearly 200 yuan per mu.
Tangible changes in the past decade: This photo taken Oct. 16 shows the construction site of the Lingdingyang Bridge, a key project of the Shenzhong Link. The Shenzhong Link is a super sea-crossing project integrating bridges, islands, tunnels, and underwater channels.