State media seeks to reassure overseas NGOs

Haiwainet.com, the overseas edition of the People’s Daily, has published an article claiming that overseas NGOs in China have nothing to worry about as long as they follow the law. This comes in the wake of the ...
A roundup on Chinese NGOs going out

A roundup on Chinese NGOs going out

In the forty years since the “Reform and Opening up” begun, China has transformed itself from a poverty-stricken country into an economic superpower. This economic strength has provided China with an opportunity to be a ...

The Friends of Spirit Community: reviving China’s disappearing villages

It is well-known that many villages and old buildings in China are disappearing due to the advance of urbanization. From 2000 until 2010, the number of so-called “natural villages” (villages that grew spontaneously and are ...

Beijing’s population revealed to have decreased in 2017

Editor‘s note This report is based on an article in Chinese published by a Wemedia account named 京事儿 . You can find the original here.    The “Blue Book of Beijing’s Population”, produced by the Research Centre ...

Call for NGOs to be included in China’s foreign aid framework

Chinese foundations have been ramping up their involvement in international aid, but they are still faced with lots of problems. These challenges include unclear positioning, obscure policies, and restrictions set around finance and personnel. On ...
BSK International registers in Fujian province

BSK International registers in Fujian province

BSK International, from Germany, has become the latest overseas NGO to register in China, opening its representative office in Xiamen, Fujian province. The chief representatives of the association expressed gratitude to the PSB for its ...

Seminar on Chinese NGOs “going out” successfully held in Tsinghua University

A seminar on Chinese NGOs “going out” was held on December 2nd, organized by the Institute for Philanthropy of Tsinghua University. The seminar was entitled “Chinese NGOs going out under the Belt and Road initiative”. The ...

China’s Preschool Education Law soon to be drafted

The National Department of Education announced on November 28 that the “pre-school education law” has entered the NPC’s legislative process. The Department is now drafting the document and establishing a mechanism of supervision. Lu Yugang, ...

Give2Asia webinar: how overseas NGOs are navigating the new environment

Editor’s Note This report was originally published by ChinaFile on November 27, 2018. You can find the original here.   U.S.-based non-profit Give2Asia hosted a webinar in October on foreign grant-making in China. University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Mark Sidel joined Give2Asia’s Adam King to ...
Ranking of Chinese foundations for 2018 released

Ranking of Chinese foundations for 2018 released

The 2018 ranking of Chinese foundations was officially presented during the third “Jinju Award” in Jiangsu, on November 21. Co-sponsored by A Better Community ABC (美好社会咨询社) and 1 Kg Box (一公斤盒子), and supported by For NGO (复恩法律) ...

Experts urge further cooperation among NGOs in the Lancang-Mekong region

Editor’s Note This article was originally published by China Watch on the 24th of November, and written by Bu Yingna. You can find the original here.    Experts highlighted the importance of the non-governmental organizations ...

A national system of subsidies for impoverished students takes shape

Editor’s Note This is a summary of an article published by the China Philanthropy Research Institute (CPRI) of Beijing Normal University on the 26th of November 2018. You can find the original here.    At present ...

Analysis of the Beijing government’s procurement of aged care services published

The China Philanthropy Research Institute of Beijing Normal University recently published an analysis by Chai Yuyang (柴宇阳) looking at the Beijing governments’ procurement of services for the elderly. Since the Ministry of Finance and another ...

Ci’ai Garden, a special home for orphans

In the Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Hunan Province, due to low levels of education and family poverty, it is difficult for the elderly to shoulder the responsibility of educating orphaned grandsons and ...

Report on first social organisation in Shanghai to rehabilitate drug addicts

A report was recently published in 中国社会组织动态, a WeChat account on social organisations run by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, describing the story of Shanghai’s first social organisation to deal specifically with the rehabilitation of drug addicts. In ...

Draft regulation on overseas aid released

The China International Development Cooperation Agency (IDCA), a new state-level department set up during the fourth session of the first annual meeting of the Thirteenth National People’s Congress in March, has published the draft of the ...

New draft of China’s civil code touches upon sexual harassment, NGOs propose amendments

The draft of a new section of China’s Civil Code was recently released in order to solicit feedback from the public. The deadline for providing feedback was November 13. What is most noteworthy is that, ...
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