Ministry of Civil Affairs releases annual plan to support social organizations

China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs has released its annual policy document on government support for social organizations providing social services, entitled the “2019 Plan for Implementing the Central Financial Support for Social Organizations Participating in ...

2019 Global Youth Program for Combatting Desertification opens in Inner Mongolia

The opening ceremony of the 2019 Global Youth Program for Combatting Desertification was recently held in Ordos City, Dalad Banner, Inner Mongolia, according to a report by the official account of the Ministry of Public ...
Alipay issues first-ever electronic invoice for an individual donation

Alipay issues first-ever electronic invoice for an individual donation

On April 11, a woman in Beijing received the first electronic invoice for an individual donation issued by an Internet donation platform in China. The invoice was issued for a donation to the “Send a ...

Report on social organizations fighting domestic violence published

The China Foundation Center published the “Report on the Status and Needs of Anti-Domestic Violence Social Organizations” on April 15, with the support of the EU representative group in China and the Asia Foundation. The ...

Italy’s AIFO starts innovative mental health training program in Heilongjiang

The Heilongjiang representative office of the Italian Association “Amici di Raoul Follereau” (AIFO) recently organized a training program in Harbin, in cooperation with the Ha’erbin City Mental Health Prevention and Cure Office. The program aims to ...

Family charitable foundations becoming an important force in Chinese philanthropy

The China Philanthropy Research Institute, along with the China Global Philanthropy Institute, published the China Family Charitable Foundation Development Report (2018) on the 15th of January 2019. Here we will introduce some of the key ...

AVPN releases report on philanthropy in China

Editor’s Note AVPN (Asian Venture Philanthropy Network) has just released an insightful report on philanthropy in China. Below you can read AVPN’s original press release. You can download and read the report here.    5 April ...

Pre-tax deduction policy for corporate poverty alleviation donations announced

The Chinese government has announced a new pre-tax deduction policy for enterprises that make donations in the area of poverty alleviation. This appears to be in line with the government’s official promotion of “targeted poverty ...

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 ...