The China Disabled Persons' Federation (CDPF) published its 2011 budget for government-funded overseas trips, vehicles and receptions on Wednesday.
Wang Naikun, a senior official from the China Disabled Persons Federation, and Assistant Foreign Minister, Wu Hailong, delivered speeches at the "Assessment Meeting of the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2009-2010)" in Beijing on Tuesday. Following are excerpts.
Chinese Minister of Civil Affairs Li Liguo said Monday the country's old-age subsidies system has expanded to 14 provincial-level regions, benefitting 8 million citizens aged above 80.
The government can only ask Beijing residents, whose houses are designated to be demolished, to move out after paying them satisfactory compensation, according to a notice issued on Saturday by the Beijing municipal government.
The monthly personal income tax threshold will be raised to 3,500 yuan from 2,000 yuan, providing a larger than expected tax cut to wage earners.
For elderly Lu Wen and his wife, every Saturday afternoon has become their "happy hour" because they will be visited by two or three people from Bosch Automotive Products (Suzhou) Co Ltd. They are all members of the Chinese Communist Party.
More than half of all Chinese provincial-level regions have established a mechanism to offer subsidies to the needy as high inflation pushes up their daily living costs.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has vowed to accelerate the implementation of two trial pension programs for urban and rural residents in order to achieve full coverage before 2013.
Vice premier Li Keqiang Thursday called for more efforts to redevelop the country's run-down areas.
Two guidelines concerning women and children's affairs over the next 10 years were approved Wednesday at an executive meeting of the State Council, or the Cabinet, stressing gender equality.