Dec. 3, 2010
Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang urged the country to offer better services for the disabled.
Li made the remarks on Dec. 3, 2010 while visiting the Care and Rehabilitation Expo, a three-day international exhibition on equipment to assist disabled and aged people.
Dec. 3rd marked the International Day for Persons with Disabilities. China's disabled population had exceeded 83 million. Li called for more efforts to care for the disabled in a bid to improve their quality of life.
China raised the compensation to be paid through work-related injury insurance during a regular meeting of the State Council chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao on Dec. 8, 2010.
Regulation on Work-related Injury Insurance and the measures for the control of invoices were revised at the meeting.
According to the revision, the compensation to families of those who die from work-related injuries had been raised to 20 times the per capita disposable annual income in urban areas. For work-related disability, the compensation rose by one to three months of salaries of the insured employee.
China was willing to strengthen cooperation with foreign countries on human rights, Wang Chen, minister of the State Council Information Office, said on Dec. 9, 2010 while meeting in Beijing with US delegates from the 2nd Sino-US Judicial and Human Rights Seminar.
The annual seminar had been playing a positive role in promoting exchanges and cooperation since 2009, Wang said, and he hoped it would continue to be a platform to gain more mutual understanding and more common ground.
The success of the seminar showed different views on human rights should not become an obstacle to strengthening communication and cooperation in the human rights field between China and US, said Stephen A．Orlins, president of the National Committee on United States-China Relations.
The 2nd Sino-US Judicial and Human Rights Seminar was held on Dec 7-8 in Xiamen, East China's Fujian province.
April 28,2015 By:Chinahumanrights.org