Yulin Dog Meat Festival kicks off again, amid controversy within the animal rights movement

Yulin Dog Meat Festival kicks off again, amid controversy within the animal rights movement

The annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival kicked off yesterday for the ninth time, amid widespread criticism from Chinese animal-rights activists and the international community. Yulin residents have eaten dog meat and lychees on the summer ...
Huang Xiaoming writes in praise of social workers on Weibo

Huang Xiaoming writes in praise of social workers on Weibo

Famous Chinese actor, singer and model Huang Xiaoming, who was selected as the most influential celebrity in charity in 2015, published a post on Weibo three days ago to celebrate the efforts of social workers. ...
Oxfam receives its registration credentials in Gansu and Guangdong

Oxfam receives its registration credentials in Gansu and Guangdong

Yesterday Oxfam’s office in Gansu province received its registration credentials from the provincial Public Security Bureau (PSB), following the successful registration of Oxfam’s office in Guangdong on the 2nd of June. The professional supervisory unit ...
Heilongjiang and Tibet issue registration credentials to two overseas NGOs

Heilongjiang and Tibet issue registration credentials to two overseas NGOs

The first overseas NGOs have been awarded their registration credentials in Heilongjiang and Tibet. The two NGOs that registered are the Yamagata International Economic Development Support Organization (Japan) in Heilongjiang and the Nima Association (Germany) ...
Tencent takes out 2 billion Yuan to stimulate innovation in charity events

Tencent takes out 2 billion Yuan to stimulate innovation in charity events

It was announced a couple of days ago during the Chinese Internet Charity Summit (中国互联网公益峰会) that Tencent (腾讯, one of the largest Internet companies in China) is donating 2 billion Yuan to support innovation in ...

CDB report on salaries in the Chinese NGO sector released

China Development Brief has released a report on its survey of employees’ salaries in Chinese Charitable Organizations. Supported by Germany’s Brot für die Welt (Bread for the World) Foundation, the survey was carried out from September to ...
Chinese environmental NGOs write open letter to WWF

Chinese environmental NGOs write open letter to WWF

Editor’s Note: This is CDB’s translation of an open letter that was jointly signed by a number of Chinese environmental protection organizations, and addressed to the leaders of the World Wildlife Fund’s China office. The ...
Jingdong partners with WWF to work on sustainable development

Jingdong partners with WWF to work on sustainable development

It was reported last week that Jingdong and WWF have announced a strategic partnership — together they will work on material recycling, carbon reduction, sustainable supply chains, green logistics and other relevant fields — to ...
Two overseas NGOs register in Shanxi

Two overseas NGOs register in Shanxi

It was reported two days ago that Shanxi’s Public Security Bureau (PSB) awarded registration credentials and chief representative certificates to the representative offices of two overseas NGOs, the Hong Kong Silk Road Chamber of International ...

The Gaokao is here again, but what about educational equality?

Editor’s Note This is an abbreviated translation of an article that appeared in C计划-蓝方 on June 7th. The article appeared in conjunction with the beginning of the gaokao, China’s annual college entrance exam. The unequal grade requirements ...
The Development Organization of Rural Sichuan (UK) successfully registers

The Development Organization of Rural Sichuan (UK) successfully registers

It has been reported that the Development Organization of Rural Sichuan (DORS), a British organization, succeeded in registering in Sichuan in April, 2017. The organization aims to promote the long-term sustainable development of rural Sichuan ...

Accidental 17,000 yuan donation is refunded

An eight-year old child accidentally donated 17,000 yuan to the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) via Wechat while playing on a phone belonging to a Mr. Liu. Later on Mr. Liu explained that he ...
Workshop on the Overseas NGO Law held in Ningbo

Workshop on the Overseas NGO Law held in Ningbo

A workshop on the Overseas NGO Law was held by the Amity Foundation on May 25 in Ningbo, with the purpose of studying the law and discussing the way forward for exchange and cooperation with international ...

Five overseas NGOs register in Beijing

It was reported yesterday that Beijing’s Public Security Bureau (PSB) recently awarded registration credentials and chief representative certificates to the Beijing representative offices of five overseas NGOs. In addition to the Nature Conservancy, on whose ...
The second national seminar on migrant children calls for more professional involvement

The second national seminar on migrant children calls for more professional involvement

The second “Migrant Population Social Work Service and Innovation Seminar” took place in Nanjing on the 26th of May, co-sponsored by Xiezuzhe (Facilitators) and the China Sociologist Association. With several other organizations present, the seminar ...
Over 300 million Yuan in fines handed out for environmental violations

Over 300 million Yuan in fines handed out for environmental violations

Beginning in April, China’s Central Environmental Inspector (CEI) has unearthed a series of environmental violations that have led to over 300 million yuan in fines, while conducting inspections in Tianjin, Shanxi, Liaoning, Anhui, Fujian, Hunan ...
CPAFFC appointed government supervisory unit for German foundations

CPAFFC appointed government supervisory unit for German foundations

Mr. Li Xikui, Secretary General of CPAFFC. A good option may have presented itself for all the foreign NGOs in China that are still looking for a government supervisory unit in order to register, as ...

A roundup on the registration of overseas NGOs in China

Since the new Overseas NGO Law was implemented in January, and perhaps since the law’s final version was released last April, the big question for most international NGOs working in China has been “will we ...