China’s Wealthy Ponder Whether to Help Others

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...

Chinese Philanthropist Donates It All

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...

Chinese Philanthropy Gets Official

Chris Carothers and Kersten Zhang write on the new Beijing Normal University One Foundation Philanthropy Research Institute, the first of its kind in China. From the Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time Blog: For the past...

China’s Pusher of Philanthropy

Movie star Jet Li has launched a new philanthropic organization and is working to get more Chinese citizens involved, after signing on celebrities from Bill Clinton to Donatella Versace. From the Washington Post: Bill Clinton,...

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