China passes law to provide more support for former military personnel



China’s top legislative body on Wednesday passed a new law aimed at providing better support for the country’s 57 million military veterans.The legislation, which was adopted by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) after a two-day meeting and will go into effect in January, sets out rules on living allowances, jobs, vocational training, educational opportunities and health care services for veterans, Xinhua reported.Li Zhanshu, chairman of the NPC, was quoted as saying…

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