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Crowdfunding campaigns come under scrutiny again

A crowdfunding effort on behalf of a well-known comedian has turned into China’s latest controversy over crowdfunding. On April 8, xiangsheng (crosstalk) comedian Wu Hechen suffered a cerebral haemorrhage and was hospitalized in Beijing. His condition has since stabilized. Following…

Report released on online fundraising in China in 2018

A report recently released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs provides a picture of the online fundraising landscape in China for 2018. Over the course of the year, the 20 official platforms for online public fundraising designated by the Ministry…

Shanghai sets up online platform for social organizations

The “Shanghai online platform for social organizations”, developed by Shanghai’s Civil Affairs Bureau and Social Organizations’ Management Bureau, has become operative. The platform allows individuals and social organizations to handle 15 different transactions, including establishment of registration, alteration of registration,…