Professor calls for lowering the required standards for wastewater discharges

The Standing Committee of the NPC held a conference on the implementation of Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law on the 25th of March, in which experts and specialists offered assessment and suggestions. During the ...
National autism telemedicine registration platform now open

National autism telemedicine registration platform now open

Editor’s Note This is an abridged translation of a People’s Daily report originally published on the 1st of April 2019.    Every second of April is International Autism Day. The incidence of autism is getting ...

Barry & Martin’s Trust helps to launch AIDS Care and Assistance Initiative in Jiangxi

The British foundation Barry & Martin’s Trust, in collaboration with the Nanchang Rainbow Health Advisory Public Services Center, recently launched the Jiangxi Province’s AIDS Care and Assistance Initiative. The British foundation will provide funding to ...
China and Italy sign MoU on philanthropy

China and Italy sign MoU on philanthropy

In the context of the Chinese president’s recent visit to Italy, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the China-Italy Charity Forum was signed on the 23rd of March. It is the only philanthropic project among the nineteen ...
Chinese medical aid team in Benin successfully carries out remote guidance surgery

Chinese medical aid team in Benin successfully carries out remote guidance surgery

The 23rd Chinese medical aid team in Benin have succeeded in conducting a remote guidance surgery for a patient with a large thyroid tumour at the central hospital of Lokossa, Mono and Kouffo Department, on ...
World Water Day: how MyH20 helps address China's water security problem

World Water Day: how MyH20 helps address China’s water security problem

Today, March 22, is World Water Day. We would like to take this chance to introduce a project run by a Chinese NGO to alleviate China’s problems of water security. Although China ranks sixth in the ...
Huizeren offers companies training on volunteering

Huizeren offers companies training on volunteering

The Beijing Huizeren Volunteering Development Center(北京惠泽人公益发展中心)was recently invited to provide a two-day professional volunteer training program, named the iVolunteers College (i公益大学), for the staff of Yuxintai (禹欣泰), a large company from Jinan, Shandong Province. The topic ...

Ministry of Civil Affairs proclaims support for “time banks”

What is a time bank? A time bank is a banking institution that runs on time credit exchanges. Time banking works on the principle that after retiring, people can spend some time taking care of ...

New motion for couples to share parental leave supported by netizens.

Lin Yong, a National People’s Congress (NPC) deputy from Guangdong Province, has submitted a motion for shared parental leave during this year’s meeting of the NPC. Mr. Yong claims that from his perspective the implementation of the ...

Open Source Hardware Association cancels summit in Shenzhen citing Overseas NGO Law

The report below was originally published by ChinaFile. See the original here.   Yesterday, the U.S.-based Open Source Hardware Association announced on its website that it had canceled plans to hold its annual summit in Shenzhen, in ...

Special fund for forestry and grassland protection and poverty alleviation established

China’s first national ecological protection and poverty alleviation fund, the “Special fund for forestry and grassland ecological protection and poverty alleviation”, has been initiated by the State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China. The fund was ...

Alashan SEE Foundation in international partnership to save the rhino

On the eve of the opening of the fourth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly, China’s Alashan SEE Foundation teamed up with the Number Five Foundation from the Netherlands and the United Nations Environment Programme ...

Does it still make sense to donate second-hand clothing for rural areas?

This is an abridged and adapted translation of a commentary published on the Charity School (公益慈善学园) WeChat account on the 10th of March. Charity School is a platform for publishing news and research findings on the ...
China's major express delivery companies publish “green paper” to reduce environmental impact

China’s major express delivery companies publish “green paper” to reduce environmental impact

On the 6th of March, China’s major delivery service companies and the China Environmental Protection Foundation took the lead in launching the “multi-party co-governance and greener express delivery” (多方共治、快递更绿) initiative, calling on the whole of society ...

Eight highlights of the 2019 Government Work Report: social groups, social work, and philanthropy

  China’s 13th National People’s Congress opened its second session on the morning of March 5th at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Premier Li Keqiang delivered the government work report at the ...

“Production Safety Accident Emergency Regulations” soon to be implemented

At the end of February 2019, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang signed a State Council decree announcing the “Industry Safety Accidents Emergency Regulations” which will come into effect on April 1st, 2019. The “Industry Safety Accident ...
Beijing’s first party school for social organizations established

Beijing’s first party school for social organizations established

Editor’s note this is an abridged and adapted translation of a report published on Shanda Net (善大网) on the 28th of February. It announces the creation of the first Party school for social organizations in ...

Tencent public welfare monthly donation rules updated

China’s biggest tech giant has recently announced updated its rules for monthly donation, requiring stricter tracking of the donors’ general information and finances. The rules are being updated in accordance with the 2016 Charity Law. This ...