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. ...

Li Keqiang Focuses on AIDS Fight

At a meeting with representatives of HIV/AIDS groups, Vice Premier Li Keqiang pledged more support to grassroots organizations committed to combatting AIDS. “Civil societies play an indispensable role in the national battle against HIV/AIDS, particularly ...

Weekly Civil Society News, December 15 – December 21

Next year government will continue to contract NGO services

This article looks at the “2013 Project Implementation Plan for the Government Financial Support of Social Organizations’ Participation in Social Services” issued by the Ministry of Civil Affairs on December 11.  The Implementation Plan provides ...

Weekly Civil Society News, December 8 – December 14

Weekly Civil Society News, December 1 – December 7

Viewing “Chinese Social Management Innovation” from the Perspective of NGOs

Viewing “Chinese Social Management Innovation” from the Perspective of NGOs

Optimistic outlook on government attitudes to social organizations as 18th Party Congress approaches Professor Wang Ming of Tsinghua University’s NGO Research Center, and a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference was optimistic about ...
The Party Seeks to Establish a Presence in All Social Organizations

The Party Seeks to Establish a Presence in All Social Organizations

This article discusses a subject that is not heard about much in NGO circles: the Communist Party’s efforts to extend its party-building efforts to all social organizations. Currently, the Party does not have much of ...

Liberating the Capabilities of Social Organizations (Ten Years of Growth)

This article by the Communist Party’s mouthpiece reviews the progress made by social organizations over the last decade. It cites President Hu Jintao’s 17th Party Congress speech in 2007 calling for a new social management ...

Weekly Civil Society News, November 24 – November 30

Weekly Civil Society News, November 10 – November 16

More efforts urged to protect migrants By He Dan and Chen Xin, China Daily, November 12, 2012 http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-11/12/content_15914989.htm A government crackdown in recent years has helped reduce cases of employers defaulting on wages, something that ...

Weekly Civil Society News, November 3 – November 9