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Yao woman turns local produce into treasure

Wang Yungui still gets excited when she thinks of her trip to Beijing in October to receive a national award for her poverty alleviation efforts.

The 29-year-old traveled to the capital from her home in Liuduan village in Jinxiu Yao autonomous county, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, two days before the ceremony, during which 99 individuals were recognized for their contribution to the improvement of local living conditions.

During her stay in Beijing, she met Wang Yang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee.

Wang Yang praised Wang Yungui for returning home and establishing a business that helped rural tourism develop in her area.

“It was an exciting and encouraging moment,” she said.

After graduating from college in 2013, Wang Yungui landed a ground service job at Nanjing Lukou…

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