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China Says It’s One of The World’s Safest Countries – GT

Chinese people’s ‘sense of security’ has risen to 98.6%, an 11% rise since 2012, vice-minister of public security Xu Ganlu said

People wearing face masks walk at a main shopping area, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Shanghai, China January 27, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo


China’s vice-minister of public security claimed on Wednesday that it has become one of the safest countries in the world, the Global Times reported.

Speaking at the 20th Communist Party Congress, Xu Ganlu said Chinese people’s ‘sense of security’ has risen to 98.6%, said the report, an 11% rise since 2012. He cited falling rates of homicide, gun crime, murder and rape, hailing China’s achievement of maintaining public order.

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Alfie Habershon

Alfie is a Reporter at Asia Financial. He previously lived in Mumbai reporting on India's economy and healthcare for data journalism initiative IndiaSpend, as well as having worked for London based Tortoise Media.


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