Veterans protest in Zhenjiang city in 2018. Photo: SCMPVeterans protest in Zhenjiang city in 2018. Photo: SCMP
Veterans protest in Zhenjiang city in 2018. Photo: SCMP

China unveils new plans to help veterans – but who will really benefit?

  • Legislation aims to improve support for ex-service personnel but proposals to favour senior officers raise concerns others will miss out
  • Veterans have protested about their treatment for years and have accused local officials of denying them benefits

Topic |   National People's Congress
Veterans protest in Zhenjiang city in 2018. Photo: SCMPVeterans protest in Zhenjiang city in 2018. Photo: SCMP
Veterans protest in Zhenjiang city in 2018. Photo: SCMP
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