Two young Americans establish organization to provide glasses for schoolchildren in rural Yunnan

The story of two young Americans who began an organization called “Education in Sight”, aiming to provide vision tests and eyeglasses to students in rural Yunnan Province, has recently been featured in reports about philanthropy and goodwill across ...

Tsinghua professor chastises the public’s indifference towards human life

Three weeks ago, a man surnamed Zhang was mauled to death by tigers in Ningbo Zoo after scaling a wall to avoid paying the zoo’s entrance fee. Police shot and killed one of the tigers ...

WeChat “Red Envelopes” sent over the Spring Festival donated to charity

Over the last few years, the ancient Chinese tradition of giving red envelopes filled with cash to friends and family during the Spring Festival has been taken up by the mobile phone app WeChat. The ...

23 ex-classmates donate Spring Festival money to impoverished girl

A recent report by the Yanzhao Evening News tells the story of 23 junior high classmates who donated their Spring Festival spending money to a girl in need in Hebei Province. For days on end, ...

Chinese medical institutions no longer allowed to reject HIV-positive patients

According to the “Thirteenth Five-Year Action Plan for Containing and Curing AIDS”, published recently by the General Office of the State Council, medical and sanitary institutes must strengthen their first diagnosis responsibility system by accepting all ...

National Tax Bureau releases announcement on tax registration for overseas NGOs

The Central Office of China’s National Tax Bureau recently published an announcement informing overseas NGOs about how to pay their taxes. Below is CDB’s translation.    The National Tax Bureau Central Office’s announcement regarding Overseas ...
Inclusive education, a new model for children with special needs

Inclusive education, a new model for children with special needs

China’s State Council approved the revised draft of the “regulations on the education of the disabled” on the 11th of January 2017. Among other things, the document promotes an “inclusive education” for children with disabilities. ...

China’s post-90s generation to become the pillar of philanthropic donations

While people born in the 80s contribute the largest number of donations in 2016, people born in the 90s have the highest degree of participation, according to the 2016 Internet Philanthropy Data jointly released by ...

China’s ministries set goals on social issues for 2017

China’s central ministries recently held meetings to set their work plans for 2017 on social issues including environmental protection, housing, health and food safety. What will the focal points of their work be in 2017? ...

China to set up public facilities for left-behind children

China will set up social welfare facilities to support children who are left behind or in need in counties and urban districts, according to a plan released by the Chinese government. The 13th five-year plan ...

First 20 overseas NGOs successfully register in Beijing

The representative offices of 20 overseas NGOs received their registration certificates in the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau on January 23. They are the first overseas NGOs to register in the city since the Overseas ...

In spite of sexism, China’s female CEOs flourish

A Chinese CEO caused an uproar a few weeks ago by announcing during the China CEO Summit, held in Beijing, that he would not invest in companies with female CEOs. “Rule number 10: we usually don’t ...
Gay Mom Asks China's Congress to Allow IVF for Unmarried Women

Gay Mom Asks China’s Congress to Allow IVF for Unmarried Women

This report was originally published by SixthTone. Click here to see the original. A lesbian mother of twins petitioned all 673 female members of the National People’s Congress on Tuesday afternoon, asking them to propose and ...
First six overseas NGOs successfully register in Shanghai

First six overseas NGOs successfully register in Shanghai

The first six overseas NGOs have received registration certificates for their Shanghai representative offices, and the Shanghai Public Security Bureau held a certificate-awarding ceremony on Tuesday. The six NGOs in question are the Shanghai offices ...

Tencent CEO leads China’s top 100 philanthropists list for 2016

The total amount of philanthropic donations in China last year reached a historic 3.79 million yuan, while Tencent’s Pony Ma was the top donor, according to the 2016 top 100 Chinese philanthropists list jointly released ...
Taiwanese professor says social organizations should not follow the market logic

Taiwanese professor says social organizations should not follow the market logic

Social organizations should distinguish themselves from commercial companies and seek their own method for distributing dividends, said Taiwan National Chengchi University Professor Chiang Min-Hsiu in an interview with the Chinese magazine China Philanthropist. When asked about ...

Increasing numbers of Chinese millionaires devote themselves to charity

“The hope for education in China does not lie in the developed first-tier cities, but in rural areas. To measure whether a country is powerful enough you have to look not at its strongest aspects, ...
Ministry of Public Security official explains Overseas NGOs Management Law in Beijing

Ministry of Public Security official explains Overseas NGOs Management Law in Beijing

  The “PRC Law on the Management of Activities of Overseas NGOs in Mainland China“ (Overseas NGOs Management Law) has now been in force for two weeks. Even though the Ministry of Public Security and ...