TV star Hu Ge volunteers in the Tibetan plateau

TV star Hu Ge volunteers in the Tibetan plateau

Chinese actor and singer Hu Ge (also known as Hugh Hu), famous for his roles in a number of popular historical TV dramas, recently publicised his environmental protection activities in the Tibetan plateau. Earlier this month, Hu gave a ...

Observations on the first half year of waste-sorting in Shanghai

On July 1, 2019, Shanghai launched a “first shot” at the classification of domestic waste. The Shanghai Municipal Regulations on domestic waste, the most stringent ever released in China, stipulate that domestic waste must be sorted ...

Controversy over the Shuidichou fundraising platform

The crowdfunding platform Shuidichou has become embroiled in controversy once again. On November 30, the video-sharing website known as “Pear Video” (梨视频) published a seven-minute expose’ of the company’s practices. Filmed in secret, the video ...

Spring Buds Plan criticised for misleading donors by aiding boys as well as girls

A project by the Spring Buds Plan (春雷计划), an educational charity run by the China Children and Teenagers Foundation (CCTF), has come under fire online for misleading its donors. The Spring Buds Plan was created ...

Chinese foundations ranked for transparency, Adream and Narada among the top scorers

Jiemian News, a well-known news website that focuses on the business and finance fields, has released its transparency ranking of Chinese philanthropic foundations for the fourth consecutive year. The ranking is made by taking the 300 Chinese ...

10,000 “agricultural talents for Africa” to receive training in China

Han Changfu, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, has announced that China will deepen agricultural cooperation with Africa by holding various training courses in China over the next three years to train 10,000 talents ...

Mobile phone app for poverty alleviation comes under scrutiny

A mobile phone app named 社会扶贫 (social poverty alleviation) has recently become a focus of attention on the Chinese internet. The app was designed by the “China Social Poverty Alleviation Net”, an internet platform under the management of ...

NGO 2.0 lists examples of blockchain-based charity in China

In October 2019, the central government proposed “to take blockchain as an important breakthrough in independent innovations of core technology”. In the past few years, many products and projects involving both blockchain and charity have ...

Report on study of left-behind children published

Editor’s Note The recent case of a left-behind girl of 11 subjected to sexual assault aroused broad attention after being reported. The case exposes the vulnerability of many left-behind children to sexual exploitation. Below is ...

Beijing Municipality publishes rules for the promotion of philanthropy

On December 4, Beijing Municipality published several provisions on promoting philanthropy which were deliberated and adopted at the 46th executive meeting of the Beijing Municipal People’s Government on September 24, 2019, and came into force ...

Four overseas NGOs register representative offices in Beijing

According to information provided on the Ministry of Public Security’s website, four new overseas NGOs officially registered representative offices in Beijing on December 2, bringing the total number of representative offices of overseas NGOs in ...

Calls for KFC to stop wasting plastic as Beijing prepares for new waste-sorting rules

Following in Shanghai’s footsteps, Beijing will also soon require residents to properly sort their trash or face fines. The 16th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 15th Beijing Municipal People’s Congress voted to adopt ...
11th Annual Symposium of the China Foundation Forum successfully held in Fuzhou

11th Annual Symposium of the China Foundation Forum successfully held in Fuzhou

The 11th Annual Symposium of the China Foundation Forum was held on the 22nd and 23rd of November 2019 in Fuzhou, Fujian. Entitled “a Shared Commitment to Original Aspirations and Common Development”, the conference attracted 1500 guests ...

Activity held in Changping for World AIDS Day

On the 26th of November the China Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held an activity in the Beijing District of Changping to mark World AIDS Day, held globally on the first of December, and ...
CDB takes part in conference on international humanitarian work in Beijing Foreign Studies University

CDB takes part in conference on international humanitarian work in Beijing Foreign Studies University

A conference on “international humanitarian work as a component of public diplomacy” was held at the Beijing Foreign Studies University on November 23. The conference was one of a series organised as part of the ninth ...

Recent case exposes vulnerability of left-behind children to sexual exploitation

The recently reported case of an 11-year-old girl being forced into prostitution in Hunan Province, which has attracted widespread revulsion, has again cast a spotlight on the plight of China’s “left-behind children”. The girl was reported missing ...

Charity releases guidelines for the use of children’s information

The Children’s Public Welfare Development Center of the Leadership Matrix Network (北京博源拓智儿童公益发展中心), a Beijing organisation that focuses on the design and management of charity projects, has released new guidelines for the use of children’s information ...

CASS releases blue book of corporate social responsibility for 2019

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) has released the “Blue Book of Corporate Social Responsibility 2019”. The press conference for the Blue Book’s release was held alongside the second “Beijing Responsibility Exhibition” (北京责任展) on ...