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Ming Court, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Hong Kong famed for its authentic Cantonese cuisine, raised eyebrows last year by serving a special take on sweet and sour pork, a southern [...]
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
It's everywhere around us but cement is not a material we tend to give much thought to. The powdery substance is a key ingredient in concrete, which has been called [...]
Mon, Jul 15, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
The fight against a global, multibillion-dollar-a-year illicit activity can be painstakingly slow. And for more than a decade that's been the story with the effort to end illegal, unreported and [...]
Mon, Jul 15, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Grasslands divided by 1.5 metre-high fences – too high for wild animals (Image: Shao Wenjie)
The livestock industry is responsible for 14.5% of all human-induced greenhouse gas emissions. Many are asking how levels can be greatly reduced, including high up on the Tibetan plateau. On the [...]
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Indonesia's anti-corruption watchdog has accused the head of the state-owned electricity distribution monopoly of facilitating bribery, linking him to a case that has led to the arrest of nine people, [...]
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is holding its first ever annual meeting outside of Asia on 12-13 July in Europe – a continent that has just suffered June temperatures [...]
Thu, Jul 11, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
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Thu, Jul 11, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Crossing the bridge into Koh Pich (“Diamond Island”), a new commercial district in the east of Phnom Penh, 27-year-old Saro Le felt alienated from the city that has been her [...]
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
As part of the first London Climate Action Week on 3 July chinadialogue hosted an event to discuss the future of the climate and the central role that both London [...]
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
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This article, and the first part, was written by Ning Hui, an Initium Media journalist, with support from the Pulitzer Center's Rainforest Journalism Fund and Andrés Bermúdez Liévano of Diálogo [...]
Mon, Jul 08, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue

 

The Asian Virtual Philanthropy Network (AVPN) held its annual conference in Singapore on June 25-28. AVPN is a network of funders based in Singapore whose goal is to build up [...]
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
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As we previously reported, Shanghai became the first Chinese city to legally enforce waste sorting last Monday. Reports from the last few days suggest that the authorities are enforcing the [...]
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
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Editor's Note This is an abridged and adapted translation of a piece by Guo Peiyuan (郭沛源), the Chairman of SynTao Green Finance and co-founder and General Manager of SynTao, published on [...]
Mon, Jul 08, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
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The Civil Affairs Department of Shandong Province has released a policy document aiming to improve the administrative environment for social organizations (as charities are known in China) in the province. [...]
Fri, Jul 05, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
On June 26, the international seminar “Global Management: China-Africa education cooperation and people-to-people exchanges” was held at the African institute of Zhejiang Normal University. During the seminar Wu Peng, the [...]
Thu, Jul 04, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
Since the beginning of 2019 charitable trusts have developed rapidly in China. Compared to traditional charities, trust companies enjoy certain advantages when taking part in charitable activities, especially in terms [...]
Thu, Jul 04, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
On June 10, a group of high representatives of Chinese foundations began an official ten-day visit of Germany and Belgium. The exchange group, which received the support of Germany's Mercator [...]
Sun, Jun 30, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
The overseas NGO management office of the Hainan public security department recently issued a registration certificate to the Hainan representative office of the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine (A4M). The [...]
Wed, Jun 26, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
At 22:55 on June 17, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Changning County near Yibin, a city in Sichuan province, China. By June 18 the earthquake had killed 13 people, with [...]
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
Editor's note This report is based on an article by the Charity Times, 超11亿投入 爱佑儿童医疗三次创变探索救助之道, originally published on the 17th of June. The Charity Times' article is loosely based on an [...]
Wed, Jun 19, 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