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New regulations on pre-tax deductions for charitable donations released

New policies on tax exemptions for charities have been announced by the Chinese authorities. The “Announcement on Pre-tax Deductions for Charitable Donations” (hereinafter referred to as the “Announcement”), jointly released by the Ministry of Finance, the State Administration of Taxation,…

Ai Luming sets up a 5 billion Yuan fund to support SMEs in Hubei

Ai Luming, the founder and chairman of the Wuhan Contemporary Group and the chairman of the SEE Foundation (阿拉善公益基金会), has announced the establishment of a 5 billion Yuan fund dedicated to supporting small and medium-sized enterprises in Hubei province. Mr.…

The first week of waste-sorting in Beijing

Beijing recently became the second Chinese city after Shanghai to enforce mandatory domestic waste-sorting. The newly revised Beijing Municipal Waste Management Regulations came into effect on May 1st. A Xinhua report from May 8th looks at some of the problems…

China’s International NGOs in a Time of Pandemic

China appears to be over the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. How has the country's resilient community of international NGOs adjusted its work to the unusual situation over the past few months? And what are the prospects for such organizations in the future?

Competition between crowdfunding platforms turns violent in Hebei

A fresh round of controversy and recrimination has been sparked by a video showing staff from Shuidichou and Qingsongchou, two of China’s main crowdfunding platforms, coming to blows in a Hebei hospital. Shuidichou (水滴筹) and Qingsongchou (轻松筹) are both major…

Two Chinese foundations set up hand-washing stations in Nepal

On the same day that Wuhan’s lockdown was officially lifted, the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, entered its 16th day of closure. As this landlocked country attempts to deal with COVID-19, two Chinese charities are now lending a helping hand. On…