A teenager helps to cook for the family at home in Mukeji village, deep in the Gaoligong Mountains, in impoverished western Yunnan.A much-debated draft charity law went through a third reading at the National People’s Congress last week and a fourth draft will be submitted for approval on Wednesday. Photo: Hu Chao/Xinhua

Many changes to China’s first charity law but individuals still banned from asking for money

Prohibition on campaigns by individuals remains as such actions are seen as personal requests for help rather than charity

Topic |   China's 'Two Sessions' 2016

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A teenager helps to cook for the family at home in Mukeji village, deep in the Gaoligong Mountains, in impoverished western Yunnan.A much-debated draft charity law went through a third reading at the National People’s Congress last week and a fourth draft will be submitted for approval on Wednesday. Photo: Hu Chao/Xinhua
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