Life in Rural China A great majority of China's people -- about 70 percent -- lives in China's countryside. But farmers haven't benefited from recent economic growth the way city dwellers have. A five-part series looks at life in China's rural areas and the government's efforts to improve it.

Arrival of Industry Brings Suffering to Countryside

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Village Schools Battle Dearth of Teachers, Resources

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An Outstanding Name for an Outstanding Student

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Rural Chinese Leave Home in Search of a Better Life

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Who's Better Off: An Illegal Immigrant or a Migrant?

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Chinese Village Provides Model for Prosperity

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Recalling Random Calls in the Night

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Eking Out an Existence in China's Remote Badlands

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