Sub­si­dies for dis­abled ex­pand

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

Dis­abled Chi­nese na­tion­wide can now re­ceive sub­si­dies to help with their cost of liv­ing and treat­ment, the Min­istry of Civil Af­fairs an­nounced on Sept 6. Two sep­a­rate sys­tems that pro­vide sub­si­dies for dis­abled peo­ple in need have been ex­tended to cover all the coun­try’s county-level re­gions, the min­istry said. The sys­tems will now ben­e­fit all of China’s 21 mil­lion dis­abled peo­ple, ac­cord­ing to the min­istry.

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