Retired Workers Staged Protests in Beijing

China News Digest, 28 March 2002

[CND, 03/28/02] About two hundred retired workers protested on Wednesday outside the Beijing Automobile Works, complaining about their medical and other benefits, AFP reported.

Official of the joint venture with Daimler/Chrysler have agreed to discuss with the protesters about their grievances.

Most of the protesters refused to talk to the press about their grievances. (Dong LIU)