Ministry of Civil Affairs
Civil Affairs Minister Li Liguo probably knew he would have to answer questions this week about how 6,000 dead and bloated pigs ended up floating in a river in Shanghai.Thursday, 14 March, 2013, 8:14am 1 comment
The central government plans to bolster oversight of charitable groups on the mainland after donations to the scandal-ridden sector plunged by more than 80 per cent in the past two months.28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
The central government plans to introduce independent auditing of charities following a scandal involving the Red Cross Society of China. The scandal has caused suspicions about philanthropic and non-governmental organisations working on the mainland.10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Authorities are considering imposing hefty fines on cemetery operators who sell tombs without receiving a death certificate for the deceased, to curb runaway speculation on burial land.11 Jun 2015 - 4:12pm
For non-governmental organisations operating on the mainland, the road to official status is often long and winding. Many prefer to exist in a legal grey zone rather than submit to the government requirements of the registration process.19 Oct 2004 - 12:00am
Beijing claimed yesterday it had met its target of providing a basic living allowance to more than 19 million urban jobless who have been out of work for more than five years, Xinhua reported.
It would be the first time China had paid the allowance to all the urban needy, it said.20 Jul 2002 - 12:00am