New Companies in the Public Interest Marketplace
CDB’s Editor, Liu Haiying, offers an in-depth, critical examination of the growth of for-profit, consulting companies in the public interest sector.
At a news conference, the Minister of Civil Affairs, Li Liguo explained that the recent media stories and public criticism over various scandals and problems in the charitable sector have prompted authorities to take faster action in prompting openness and transparency in the sector.
This essay by Yu Fangqiang recounts the various scandals that hit China’s philanthropy sector in 2011, and takes grassroots NGOs to task for remaining on the sidelines during this period and not taking a more public stance in promoting transparency and accountability in the sector
Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau stated that starting this year, civil servants will gradually withdraw from the charitable, public welfare organizations to ensure the voluntary and social nature of these organizations.
Shenzhen announced it would further its social management reforms by expanding the categories of social organizations that can register directly with Civil Affairs without pre-approval from a supervising unit.
This article interviews scholars and officials concerning the Charity Law which is still under review at the State Council.
What is interesting about this article is that it appears in the Communist Party’s mouthpiece, the People’s Daily, thereby illustrating that the systemic problem facing independent nonprofits and charities has now entered the mainstream.
Rural library projects are a standard undertaking in the education sector. Some of these projects began operating long ago, while new organizations have entered the scene. In the span of just a few short years these projects have undergone some important changes