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The Han Hong Foundation: how a Celebrity Stepped Up Against Covid-19

When the new coronavirus first struck Wuhan, Chinese celebrity Han Hong and her foundation successfully raised funds from the public and other celebrities and used them to donate equipment to hospitals in Hubei, while manoeuvring around official regulations and increased scrutiny from social media.

Recent lawsuits cast spotlight on transgender rights

A couple of recent lawsuits initiated by transgender individuals against their employers have attracted media attention in China. In December 2019, a court in Hangzhou heard a dispute regarding the employment rights of a transgender individual named Jessy Ma. Ma…

Tencent presents its efforts against COVID-19 at UN conference

Tencent shared its “China Plan” to fight the coronavirus pandemic during an online UN conference on July 1st. The conference, with the theme of  “How to Make use of Information, Technology and Digital Government to Innovatively Fight Against COVID-19 –…

China Foundation Development Forum 2020 Hubei Summit held

The China Foundation Development Forum 2020 Hubei Summit was successfully held online on the 23rd of June, with the theme of “jointly responding to the changing public welfare ecology”. It attracted hundreds of organizations and thousands of people from Hubei…

The story of China’s first food bank

Editor’s Note This is a summary of a report published by the 世界说 WeChat account on the 12th of June 2020. See here for the original.   China’s first food bank, the “Oasis Charity” (绿洲公益), was founded seven years ago …

17th China Philantrophy Ranking released

The 17th China Philanthropy Ranking was officially released on June 16. The annual China Philanthropy Ranking (中国慈善榜), supported by China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs and the China Charity Times, is a ranking of Chinese philanthropists based on the donations they…

Electronic certificate for blood donors established

On June 9, the General Office of the National Health Commission issued the “Notice on Enabling a National Unified Electronic Blood Donation Certificate”, announcing that a new national certificate for blood donations will be launched on June 14. Zhejiang Province…

31 fake social organizations closed down in Beijing

According to a report by the 北京社会建设和民政 WeChat account, run by Beijing’s Civil Affairs Bureau, a total of 31 fake social organizations had been disbanded in Beijing from the start of the year until the end of May 2020. The…

Pangolin scales removed from official list of medical products

Pangolins have not been included in the 2020 edition of “Chinese Pharmacopoeia”, an official compendium of medicine published by the PRC’s Ministry of Health and covering both TCM and western medicine. As reported by the China Health Times (健康时报), pangolins…

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,…