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Coming this Friday: our new website!

China Development Brief will be moving its English website to www.chinadevelopmentbrief.org on October 29.   Don’t forget to bookmark the new site if you want to keep following our work……

Government plans target aging population

The seventh national census shows that the number of people aged 60 and above has reached 264 million in China. According to the National Office on Aging, during the 13th Five-Year Plan, the population aged 60 and above increased by…

Part one of COP15 ends with Kunming Declaration

Phase one of the 15th UN Biodiversity Conference (COP-15) took place in Kunming, Yunnan Province, from Oct 11 to 15. The conference has set the stage for adopting an effective global biodiversity framework after 2020, with discussions set to resume…

Conference reviews legal framework for civil society

The National Civil Affairs and the Rule of Law Work Conference was held in Shanghai on Oct 11. The conference reviewed achievements made in civil affairs and the law since the 13th Five-Year Plan and agreed objectives for the coming…

Briefing: Tencent’s 99 Giving Day (2015-2020)

China’s public welfare and charity sector is still underdeveloped, and people’s understanding of charity is often limited to donating money. Li Guo, former minister of the National People’s Political Bureau, once said that for modern charities, charitable activities are not…

Capital Charity Awards held in Beijing

The Capital Charity Awards and Beijing Charity Cultural Creation Conference were recently held at the Beijing Zhengda Center. The events were hosted by the Capital Charity Foundation under the guidance of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee’s Social Work Committee and…

Charities come together to help flooded Shanxi

Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in some regions of Shanxi Province. From Oct 2 to 7, precipitation in the region was between 15.4 and 285.2 millimeters and 18 townships were hit by 200 millimeters of rainfall. By Oct 10,…

Come and work at CDB!

China Development Brief (CDB) is looking for an English Editor to work with its English media team. This is a unique opportunity for someone interested in contributing towards the development of China’s emerging civil society. It is a full-time position…

Maybe you haven’t heard…

China Development Brief will be moving its English website to www.chinadevelopmentbrief.org on October 29.   Don’t forget to bookmark the new site if you want to keep following our work……

First guidelines published for restaurants hiring disabled workers

A new initiative to offer disabled people employment was launched in Nanjing on Sept 28. The “Dream-Building Restaurant” (Zhu Meng Can Ting) program was created by the Disabled Persons’ Federation of the city’s Jiangning District and the food delivery platform…

Happy holidays from CDB! Also, we’re moving…

Thanks for supporting our work and for all the feedback you’ve given us in recent months – we really appreciate it! We’ll be taking a short break for the National Day holiday, but will be back soon with more great…