China's non-public fundraising foundations: the last 12 years

China’s non-public fundraising foundations: the last 12 years

  June 2004: the <Regulations for Foundations> is formally introduced. June 2004: it is again possible to apply to start a foundation in Chongqing Municipality, after seven years in which applications are not processed. July ...

Beijing Youth Daily assesses the first effects of the Charity Law

Editor’s Note: This is a summary of an article that originally appeared in Beijing Youth Daily. The article analyses in glowing terms the achievements brought about by China’s Charity Law since it was implemented in ...

More than 80% of Chinese female graduates face employment discrimination

Zhang Yun, a fresh graduate from the Hunan University of Technology, is having trouble finding a job. She has decided to go to yet another Hunan Province job fair, in order to look for a ...
Premier Li Keqiang calls for an end to gender discrimination in employment

Premier Li Keqiang calls for an end to gender discrimination in employment

  Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang gave a speech last Friday at the sixth National Conference on Women and Children, during which he affirmed that working for women and children is a matter of overall ...

New law says private schools offering nine-year compulsory education have to be non-profit

The profit-making business operations of so-called “people-run non-enterprise units” (民办非营利企业, which in practice has long referred to private service providers) have long been questioned by the public. One of the main reasons is that private ...

China’s Book on the Underground campaign: philanthropy or promotional stunt?

  A project based on Britain’s Book on the Underground campaign was launched in China on November 15th, 2016. As its name suggests, the project involves 10,000 books being “lost” on the Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou ...

Henan airport staff refuse to let child with autism board plane

Last Tuesday afternoon Mr. Cui and his 13-year-old son, who is autistic, went to Xinzheng International Airport, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, to take a Yangtze Airlines flight to Zhuhai, Guangdong. Just as they were about to ...

Guidance on reforming urban and rural community service systems in China released

A news conference held last Monday (November 14th) by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) has elaborated on the preparatory work, contents and implementation of the Urban and Rural Community Service System Construction Plan (2016-2020). ...

Beijing forum on urban internationalization focuses on social enterprises

The Forum on Urban Internationalization, co-organized by the Capital University of Economics and Business and the Social Work Division of the Beijing CPC Committee, was held in Beijing on November 11-12. With the theme of ...
Audiences defrauded by fake live charity show in remote area

Audiences defrauded by fake live charity show in remote area

The Southern Metropolis Daily recently exposed a fraud based on broadcasting fake live charity shows. The shows were shot in Daliangshan, a remote and impoverished area of China, and broadcast through a platform called the Kuaishou ...
Charitable project aids children with congenital hand deformities

Charitable project aids children with congenital hand deformities

With the support of the Beijing Hongdao Charity Foundation’s “Don’t Let Go of the Hands” (爱不释手) project, a little girl named Shiyuan, who suffered from a congenital deformity of her right hand, underwent a successful ...
Xinhua News Agency questions the result of national investigation on left-behind children

Xinhua News Agency questions the result of national investigation on left-behind children

The second conference on the care and protection for rural left-behind children was held on November 9th. An investigative report on the situation of China’s left-behind children was released during the meeting. A few days ...
The Ministry of Public Security provides clarifications on the Overseas NGO Law

The Ministry of Public Security provides clarifications on the Overseas NGO Law

A briefing was held by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) and the Shanghai Municipal Public Security Bureau in Shanghai last Tuesday (November 8th), in order to inform various consulate generals of the preparatory work ...
Independent Life project helps the disabled integrate into society

Independent Life project helps the disabled integrate into society

The graduation ceremony of the third Independent Life project was held by the China-dolls Centre for Rare Disorders in the Tiantan Youth Activity Centre in Beijing on November 7th. The project is committed to cultivating ...
Free toilet paper project to improve sanitation in schools

Free toilet paper project to improve sanitation in schools

Although the toilet is a small place that can be easily ignored, it is a key factor in the creation of a culture of health and closely related to people’s living conditions. A “Toilet Culture ...
Forum calls for social forces to participate in the preservation of cultural relics

Forum calls for social forces to participate in the preservation of cultural relics

The first forum for social forces involved in the protection of cultural relics was held by the China Foundation for Cultural Heritage Conservation (CFCHC) and Guangming Daily in Beijing on November 3rd. The policies, mechanisms ...
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Chinese and African youth fight together against AIDS

Chinese and African youth fight together against AIDS

A charitable activity entitled “working together, promoting friendship and creating a better future” was held in the Affiliated High School of Peking University on October 31st. The event was organized by the China-Africa Business Council and ...