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The damage to China's aquaculture sector caused by coronavirus could be far-reaching as customers from the US and elsewhere hold off on orders. Companies that specialise in sustainable aquaculture products [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
I sat alongside the Ou river listening to the waves lap against the half-submerged Lat Tha Hae temple in Luang Prabang province, northern Laos. Grandpa Un paused from sweeping his [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Many people around the world are in partial or complete isolation to slow the spread of Covid-19. Some traditionalists rushed to local libraries to stock up before lockdowns came into [...]
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Sandwiched between Argentina, Brazil and the Atlantic ocean, Uruguay is one of the most politically and socially stable countries in Latin America. Environmental protection has become a key concern for [...]
Wed, Mar 25, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Editor's note: Since this article was published, the Kunming biodiversity COP15 has been postponed in response to Covid-19. In October this year, governments from around the world are due to adopt [...]
Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
The ongoing spread of Covid-19, which is thought to have originated from a wet market in the Chinese city of Wuhan, is focusing increased attention on human interactions with wildlife. [...]
Fri, Mar 20, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Editor's note: Article updated on 2 April.This year's packed agenda of negotiations on climate change, biodiversity and the global ocean was supposed to address the fortunes of a living world [...]
Thu, Mar 19, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
In the next five years, China will overhaul its environmental governance to deliver a system that is “clear in its direction”, “scientific in decision making”, “strong in enforcement”, “effective in [...]
Wed, Mar 18, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
The circular economy – a model based on recycling, reusing and repairing raw materials and products – is a domestic political priority in China, written into law in 2008. It is [...]
Mon, Mar 16, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Vietnam is the world's second largest destination for the illegal trade in pangolins after China. The Southeast Asian country is also a major transit hub for trafficking the endangered mammal [...]
Thu, Mar 12, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue

 

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In response to questions from netizens regarding the source of the funding for their recent donations of medical aid to other countries, the Jack Ma Foundation has issued a statement [...]
Wed, Apr 01, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
A report published yesterday by 公益资本论 analyses the performance of China's Charity Federation (慈善会) since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. The report concludes that the Charity Federation's network has [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
The Shenzhen Mammoth Public Welfare Foundation (深圳市猛犸公益基金会) has donated a batch of 1000 Coronavirus Detection Kits to Serbia, with the cooperation of the Chinese Embassy in Serbia and the Serbian [...]
Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
Last week, the Municipal Bureau of Civil Affairs for Chengdu issued an official notice (通知) entitled “eight measures to promote the normal operations of social organizations in order to respond [...]
Mon, Mar 23, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
The Jack Ma Foundation has published a handbook for medical staff worldwide, summarizing some of the lessons from China's experience of dealing with the new COVID-19 outbreak. The philanthropic foundation [...]
Wed, Mar 18, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
The Ministry of Civil Affairs has recently issued a “Notice on Further Active Social Organizations in Coordinated Promotion of Epidemic Prevention and Control and Economic and Social Development”. The notice requires [...]
Mon, Mar 16, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
Statistics from China's Ministry of Public Security show that the registration of new representative office for overseas NGOs in Mainland China, as mandated by China's Overseas NGO Law, has not [...]
Mon, Mar 16, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
The Beijing Social Organization Development Service Center, in conjunction with the Beijing Social Organization Incubation Center and the Social Organization Innovation Acceleration Project, has conducted an investigation on the city's [...]
Fri, Mar 13, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
At a press conference held yesterday in Beijing, Deputy Minister of Civil Affairs Zhan Chengfu publicly addressed some of the concerns regarding the confused and unsatisfactory deployment of donated material [...]
Tue, Mar 10, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
According to a post published yesterday by 中国社会组织动态, the official WeChat account of the Social Organizations' Management Office of the Ministry of Civil Affairs, fake social organizations have been sending [...]
Sun, Mar 08, 2020
Source: China Development Brief