Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of
A HANDICAPPED CHINESE BEGGAR MAKES HIS WAY DOWN A STREET IN BEIJING.
A handicapped Chinese beggar makes his way down a street in Beijing
July 9, 2003. A new rule curbing police powers to detain and repatriate
vagrants and beggars is due to go into effect on August 1. Premier Wen
Jiabao, who must tackle a plethora of problems including a widening gap
between rich and poor, approved the new regulation in June.