The authors of this article believe that the content of the State Council's “Suggestions for advancing reform of the household registration system” retain a strong ideological lean towards that of a planned economy.
In an interview, Wang Keqin, the founder of the organization "Love save pneumoconiosis", discusses his organization’s recently published report on how pneumoconiosis (black lung disease) affects rural workers, which is the first specialized report on this topic.
According to a report from the China social assistance Foundation's “Love save pneumoconiosis" fund only 25.72% migrant workers diagnosed with the disease ask for compensation and only 17.3% of them obtain one.
In the wake of the state college entrance examinations, Du Na (not her real name) is in despair despite having received an aggregate score of 598, 70 points higher than the entry cut-off scores of the top-tier colleges.
The Beijing Municipal Education Commission has reiterated that it will continue to maintain its enrollment requirements for mandatory education for those who have non-Beijing hukou. These requirements are commonly known as the “five proofs.”
August 1, 2013 China Development Brief
Worker Representatives of the Participants
Mr. Wei Wei is making a summary statement.
In the afternoon of July 29, 2013, Little Bird Mutual-Aid Hotline for Migrant Workers held the closing meeting of…
As Chinese prepare for the massive annual chunyun (Chinese New Year migration), a number of incidents reported by mainstream media have generated a public debate concerning the role and responsibilities of the government and private citizens in providing aid to migrant workers
In this original English-language article, Amanda Brown-Inz and Sabine Mokry report on an international conference held in May of this year in Beijing on civil society contributions to policy innovation in China.
This month sees more news coming from Guangdong, Nanjing and Beijing all having to do with different local approaches aimed at lowering the barriers to registration for NGOs. Questions are raised about the implementation of a new regulation aimed at allowing social organizations to register directly given recent developments in the labor sector.
CDB Staff Writer Li Simin examines Beijing’s uncertain policy environment for private migrant schools, and the role that NGOs continue to play in providing services to migrant children and families in these difficult times.…
As Guangdong prepares to implement a new regulation allowing social organizations to register directly with Civil Affairs departments, this article raises questions about its implementation given recent developments in the labor sector.