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Government of Vietnam officially endorsed plan to expand Intergenerational Self-Help Club (ISHC) model nationwide

2017-03-29T15:52:48+00:00

On 2 August 2016, the Prime Minister of Vietnam officially approved the plan on the replication of the Intergenerational Self-Help Club (ISHC) model throughout the country. This decision establishes targets, allocates budgets and defines responsibilities for implementation. IHSCs are [...]

Law for elderly proposed

2017-01-04T05:57:16+00:00

28 June 2016, China Chinese seniors without the ability to take care of themselves would be given guardians under a draft of rules governing people' private rights. The draft, an early step toward a more robust civil code, was [...]

Workshop on implementation of the project of strengthening the resilience in areas prone to natural hazards

2017-01-04T05:58:22+00:00

27 January 2016 - Vietnam The provincial Red Cross in collaboration with the Vietnam Red Cross Society organised a workshop on implementation of the project of strengthening the resilience in areas prone to natural hazards in central Viet Nam. [...]

New OPA policy in China

2017-01-04T05:59:13+00:00

19 May 2015 - Beijing, China Number of societies for elderly hits 490,000 in China The number of societies for senior citizens in both urban and rural communities in China had reached 490,000 by the end of 2014, according [...]