Lawmakers approved a new charity law on March 16, the closing day of China's top national...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 27, 2015
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) working paper on fiscal policy and income inequality in China...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 25, 2011
The Seattle Times describes the efforts of Yang Lan, one of several "Chinese Oprahs", to build a US-style culture of philanthropy among China's rich: China is second only to the U.S. in the number of billionaires. China has more...
by Don Weinland | Dec 10, 2010
Lenovo President Liu Chuanzhi surprises Wanda Chairman Wang Jianlin with a question about his accumulated wealth and his father’s revolutionary past.
by Sophie Beach | Sep 29, 2010
The much-discussed dinner for Chinese millionaires hosted by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett happened last night in a chateau on the outskirts of Beijing. From Today Online: Mr Buffett and Mr Gates, who have already persuaded 40...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 28, 2010
Reuters reports on the dinner for China's millionaires hosted by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet: Bill Gates and Warren Buffett will host a dinner for a select band of Chinese billionaires on Wednesday to promote giving, dubbed by...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 16, 2010
The Washington Post reports that a few of China's billionaires got cold feet and backed out of a dinner with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, during which the two planned to encourage philanthropic giving among the rich: As in...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 24, 2010
The Globe and Mail profiles Chinese billionaire Yu Pengnian who donated the bulk of his wealth to a foundation for philanthropic purposes: In a stunned China, the question came quickly: Wouldn’t his children be angry that he had...
by Paulina Hartono | Jul 12, 2010
The China Foundation Center was launched last week. According to the Wall Street Journal's Real Time China blog, it "aims to help increase the transparency of Chinese charitable groups": Some of China’s most recognized...
by Sophie Beach | May 6, 2010
China Media Project translates an editorial by Guo Yukuan which appeared, and then disappeared from, the Southern Metropolis Daily. In the editorial, Guo questions whether Niu Gensheng, founder of Mengniu dairy corporation,...
by Liu Yong | Jun 14, 2008
From Los Angeles Times: Pasadena resident Ming Hsieh made a fortune from fingerprint identification software that helps U.S. authorities catch welfare cheats, guard the border and assist police in cracking cases. Cyrus Tang...
by Michael Zhao | Sep 1, 2007
Helping poor college students has become a magnet of controversy and heated national debate, with “generous” funders asking for a lot of gratitude. Translated from Southern Weekend: Duan Dongren, a pseudo-name for a college student from Baokang mountainous area (‰øùÂ∫∑Â±±Âå∫), was a recipient of 1,000 yuan from a woman entrepreneur in Hubei’s Xiangfan City (Ë•ÑÊ®ä). […]
by Sophia Cao | Aug 27, 2006
From China Daily: Li Ka-shing(ÊùéÂòâËØö), 78, will bequeathe at least a third of his fortune – which is estimated at $18.8bn and rising fast – to his eponymous charitable foundation, as Asia’s richest man follows in the footsteps of his American peers Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. Li, sometimes called “Superman” by the Chinese-language press, […]
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