Legal Weekly – Public interest lawsuits ebb

Legal Weekly – 2012 Top Ten Public Interest Lawsuits

Xinhua – Guangdong to stop laojiao system in China

IBTimes – 2012 “Top Ten Civil Society Events” released

China Daily – Women's federation calls for law against child abuse

China Daily – Former laojiao inmate files for compensation

Caijing – Anhui "lianghui" meeting focuses on govt procurement of public services

Chengdu Daily – Creating a “mother” to incubate social organizations

Beijing Times – Investigating “micro public good”: A public welfare revolution from below

Xinhua – SOEs willing to do more public good

Beijing News – Beijing will procure RMB 80 million in social organization services

Southern Metropolis Daily – NGOs' end-of-the-year difficulties

Philanthropy Times – Wang Zhenyao: "Express your opinion, don't hide"

Xinhua – AIDS patient receives compensation

Weekly Civil Society News,January 19 - 25

Weekly compilation of the major coverage of civil society news in mainstream media.

Weekly Civil Society News, January 12 – 18

Guangdong

Guangdong “Hub” Organizations Will Receive a “Transfusion”

Government to play a greater role in fostering development of social organizations in Guangdong.  The Guangdong Provincial Party Committee and Government recently released the “Provincial Social Affairs Committee’s Suggestions Regarding the Establishment of a “Hub” ...

Ministry of Civil Affairs says NGOs can receive a maximum of RMB 2 million in support

In 2013, the central treasury will for the first time provide a RMB 200 million fund to purchase social services from qualified supporting organizations. The fund will be disbursed through the Ministry of Civil Affairs. ...