Friday, March 11, 2016

New law aims to give charity a lift

New law aims to give charity a lift: "Lawmakers are debating new legislation to encourage the development of the charitable sector and repair a tarnished image

On March 4, the day before the start of the annual session of China's legislature(Special Coverage), a reporter asked the country's top legislators why they planned to review the final draft of a new charity law in preference to "more important" legislation. 

Given the weighty subjects under discussion at the annual gathering, the question was appropriate, but it also revealed the mainstream Chinese view of philanthropy: For many people, charity is irrelevant to their lives."

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