Former comrades-in-arms carry Sino-Vietnamese war veteran Liu Xingyao’s coffin at his funeral in Yueyang, Hunan province, on November 30 last year. Photo: Handout

Why former Chinese soldiers are sceptical about Xi Jinping’s promise of better treatment

Faced with mass protests that pose a threat to stability, Xi Jinping has pledged to set up a veterans’ affairs administration to improve their welfare

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Former comrades-in-arms carry Sino-Vietnamese war veteran Liu Xingyao’s coffin at his funeral in Yueyang, Hunan province, on November 30 last year. Photo: Handout
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