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Australians were surprised, to put it mildly, when the conservative governing coalition soundly won the country's election on May 18. Public opinion polls had consistently indicated that the opposition Labor Party [...]
Fri, May 24, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Over the past four years, New York Times photographer Josh Haner has used drone footage and stills to document the effects of climate change around the world. His focus is on [...]
Fri, May 24, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Can China be a global leader on the circular economy, as it has purported to become on climate change? It's a question posed by a new report from UK thinktank [...]
Thu, May 23, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
This year a steady trickle of ivory products hidden in mail parcels and shipped from Japan has been seized by Chinese customs. China banned its domestic ivory trade in January 2018, [...]
Wed, May 22, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
The Chinese president, Xi Jinping, said last month that his country's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to stimulate global trade and integration must be “green and sustainable”. Media coverage of the [...]
Tue, May 21, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
April was a “closed season” for industrial fishing in Sierra Leone, in a bid to prevent further depletion of dwindling fish populations. But as simple as introducing a month-long ban [...]
Mon, May 20, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Black royal quinoa from Oruro. Photo by CIQ
Hundreds of Bolivian farmers have expressed their pleasure at China opening its market to the country's organic quinoa, 40 tonnes of which was exported in December. “In June 2018, when it [...]
Fri, May 17, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
A train rolls through the Springfield city seal in front of smokestacks with tails of pollution drifting into the industrial landscape. For over 100 years, this is how Springfield saw [...]
Thu, May 16, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
In the village of Jiangu in southwest Hebei, Wang Sanxiu is persuading visitors to try his tiger nut milk. The 61 year old points proudly to photos on the wall, [...]
Wed, May 15, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
On 1 May, the UK parliament declared a climate emergency. It's not entirely clear what this means, if anything much. It was a relatively easy pass, not compelling anyone to [...]
Tue, May 14, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue

 

The first Belt and Road “International Philanthropy Talents Exchange Program”, launched during the third World Philanthropy Forum in 2018, was held between May 10 and 17 in Hong Kong and [...]
Thu, May 23, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
The Supreme People's Court Judicial Case Research Institute, the Environmental Resources Trial Chamber and the international NGO ClientEarth jointly held the the 17th “Case Forum” at the National Judges College [...]
Wed, May 22, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
A crowdfunding effort on behalf of a well-known comedian has turned into China's latest controversy over crowdfunding. On April 8, xiangsheng (crosstalk) comedian Wu Hechen suffered a cerebral haemorrhage and was [...]
Tue, May 21, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
On May 11, the China Charity Alliance held their Member Summit's second session in Langfang, Hebei Province. The summit elected a new executive council and leadership structure. Member and Deputy Director [...]
Tue, May 14, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
A report recently released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs provides a picture of the online fundraising landscape in China for 2018. Over the course of the year, the 20 [...]
Thu, May 09, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
On April 21, 250 people were killed and 500 were injured in a series of bombings in Sri Lanka. According to the Chinese embassy, six of those killed and five [...]
Tue, May 07, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
An updated version of the “List of Fields of Activity, Categories of Projects and Professional Supervisory Units (PSUs) for Overseas NGOs Carrying out Activities in Mainland China” has been published [...]
Sun, May 05, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
The second Silk Road NGO Cooperation Network Forum was held in Beijing on April 27 and 28. 170 Chinese and international NGOs from 22 countries and areas participated in the [...]
Tue, Apr 30, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
The Public Security Bureau of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region recently issued the Japanese NGO Green Net with its registration certificate. During the ceremony Otaki Takashi, the chief representative of the [...]
Sun, Apr 28, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
The Social Enterprise Academy held the first “Scotland:China Impact Link” learning program on April 15 and 16 in Beijing. 32 people from 10 provinces working in the social enterprise sector [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2019
Source: China Development Brief

 

Von Uwe Hoering, Februar 2017: Vor einem Jahrzehnt schien es so, als würde ein ‚Schlafender Riese' geweckt: Afrika habe das Potential, zum Brotkorb der Welt' zu werden. Dafür wurde auf [...]
Wed, Feb 01, 2017
Source: News from Globe Spotting
Catch 'em young! Nachwuchssorgen in der Landwirtschaft; Konzernkontrolle über Saatgut durch 'Ranking'; Widerstand gegen Privatisierung erfolgreich; Heilongjiang wird Gentechnik-freie Provinz - jedenfalls vorerst; Peasant Studies: Explaining resistance and its absence; [...]
Fri, Dec 23, 2016
Source: News from Globe Spotting