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  1. Charity law, trust in NGOs crucial

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... also make fundamental changes to how they view NGOs. The mainland has seen philanthropy grow since the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. But donations fell 20 per cent, to about 80 billion yuan (HK$98 ... the requirements failed to address, however, was that all the foundations roiled by scandals were government-organised or government-backed NGOs. Nearly all mainland foundations with public fund-raising ...

  2. Fewer NGOs seek funding for start-ups

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Fewer groups have sought government funds to start social enterprises in recent months, according to official statistics. The funding scheme sets aside seed money for non-governmental organisations to launch projects that promote self-reliance ...

  3. New controls on religious groups' work

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... accepting donations of over 1 million yuan (HK$1.23 million). Deng said NGOs and religious organisations could still obtain foreign donations under the regulations, but this would be complicated. He added that many grass-roots NGOs on the mainland were experiencing financial difficulties because overseas groups had cut their donations and spending as the financial turmoil in developed ...

  4. Charities' chance to restore credibility

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... have kept a tight rein on civil society to prevent challenges to their authority amid suspicions about foreign-funded groups and rights lobbying organisations. NGOs say a recent easing ... costs, including regular reports of fund-raising and spending for emergencies such as natural disasters. With more transparency in place, Beijing should also open up the sector to foreign NGOs ...

  5. Reins tighten after donations drop

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the alleged misuse of funds by charitable groups- including the Red Cross Society of China and the China Charity Federation, two of the mainland's biggest non-governmental organisations (NGOs ... for Philanthropy Research at Beijing Normal University, said the Red Cross Society of China and other NGOs had a long way to go in improving operational transparency and embracing the government's ...

  6. Nation without charity

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... This makes it an uphill battle for NGOs that want to do something positive on the mainland. One mainland NGO sought funding from a mainland tycoon who had been identified as a leader by Forbes ... Gongos, why would anybody want to give to one of those NGOs? Emerging mainland tycoons who want to give something back to society are discouraged by the cynical media, too. Such donations ...

  7. Scheme for elderly abused, says charity

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... toilet bowl by HK$1,200. Charity assistant director Roy Lam Man-chiu said social workers from NGOs that ran the centres had failed to supervise the enterprises effectively. The Social Welfare Department said clear guidelines had been issued to participating NGOs that ran the district community centres, and they had to list social enterprises with approval to conduct maintenance. ...

  8. Clear charity rules can boost giving

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to their authority. NGOs are already burdened by regulations on how they receive foreign assistance. Overly tight controls will further impede their ability to do their work efficiently and effectively. ...

  9. Splitting the roles

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to experts' advice and public opinion. For instance, some NGOs can now obtain financial support directly from the Red Cross Society. However, the core problems remain unsolved; links between ... control. As a result, they find it difficult to survive unless they become so-called government-organised non-governmental organisations. Not only are NGOs required to comply with strict legal ...

  10. High hopes, higher yield

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... typically reinvests its profits. 'A good social enterprise involves three parties- the government which contributes the seed money, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that coordinate human ... mix. 'Corporations now talk about social responsibility while NGOs know they need to be sustainable,' he adds. Ling says that while the salary in the third sector is lower than market ...




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