IBTimes – 2012 “Top Ten Civil Society Events” released

China Daily – Women's federation calls for law against child abuse

China Daily – Former laojiao inmate files for compensation

Caijing – Anhui "lianghui" meeting focuses on govt procurement of public services

Chengdu Daily – Creating a “mother” to incubate social organizations

Beijing Times – Investigating “micro public good”: A public welfare revolution from below

Xinhua – SOEs willing to do more public good

Beijing News – Beijing will procure RMB 80 million in social organization services

Southern Metropolis Daily – NGOs' end-of-the-year difficulties

Philanthropy Times – Wang Zhenyao: "Express your opinion, don't hide"

Xinhua – AIDS patient receives compensation

Weekly Civil Society News,January 19 - 25

Weekly compilation of the major coverage of civil society news in mainstream media.

Weekly Civil Society News, January 12 – 18

Guangdong

Guangdong “Hub” Organizations Will Receive a “Transfusion”

Government to play a greater role in fostering development of social organizations in Guangdong.  The Guangdong Provincial Party Committee and Government recently released the “Provincial Social Affairs Committee’s Suggestions Regarding the Establishment of a “Hub” ...

Ministry of Civil Affairs says NGOs can receive a maximum of RMB 2 million in support

In 2013, the central treasury will for the first time provide a RMB 200 million fund to purchase social services from qualified supporting organizations. The fund will be disbursed through the Ministry of Civil Affairs. ...

Li Keqiang Focuses on AIDS Fight

At a meeting with representatives of HIV/AIDS groups, Vice Premier Li Keqiang pledged more support to grassroots organizations committed to combatting AIDS. “Civil societies play an indispensable role in the national battle against HIV/AIDS, particularly ...

Weekly Civil Society News, December 15 – December 21

Next year government will continue to contract NGO services

This article looks at the “2013 Project Implementation Plan for the Government Financial Support of Social Organizations’ Participation in Social Services” issued by the Ministry of Civil Affairs on December 11.  The Implementation Plan provides ...