06.04.19

Thanks to the PSB in Tianjin, a New Registration in Zhejiang, and Youth Exchanges in the Greater Bay Area

Recently, the Zhejiang PSB Foreign NGO Management Office issued a registration certificate to the China-Africa Chamber of Commerce representative office in Huzhou. The PSB congratulated the China-Africa Chamber of Commerce and pledged to continue...
05.20.19

Guangdong and Guangxi PSBs Meet with Foreign NGO Representatives

The PSB stated that with the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, and the announcement of the “Guangdong-Macau Greater Bay Area Development Plan Outline,” exchange and cooperation between Macau and Guangdong, including foreign NGO...
05.15.19

Public Security Bureaus Meet with NGOs in Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang, and Jiangxi

Recently, the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office issued a registration certificate for Green-Net’s (Japan) representative office in Inner Mongolia. Green-Net’s chief representative introduced...
05.13.19

Combatting Desertification in Inner Mongolia, Talking with the Federation of Trade Unions in Xinjiang

Opening ceremonies for the “2019 International Youth Prevention of Desertification Project” took place in Dalad banner in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region’s Erdos city. The event was co-sponsored by the Korean-Chinese Culture Youth Association (...
04.30.19

Professional Supervisory Unit List Updated for 2019

On April 29, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) published an updated list of approved Professional Supervisory Units (PSUs) and fields of activity for foreign NGOs working in China. This is the MPS’ first formal update to the original PSU list,...
04.15.19

Chinese Partner Unit Thanks Guizhou Public Security, NGO Helps with Mental Health Training in Heilongjiang, Schools in Hubei Get a Visit from NGO Management Office

Recently, the Qianxinan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture Small Group Office for Helping Develop Border Areas presented a banner to the Guizhou Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office, expressing their gratitude for the office’s...
04.11.19

Shanghai Talks Foreign NGO Inspections, Jiangsu Discusses Health-Related Work

March 20, 2019:The Tianjin Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office recently held an informal discussion at the Japan Kobe International Cooperation and Exchange Center in Tianjin to address the promotion of friendly exchange...
03.19.19

Digitization in Fujian, Greater Bay Outreach in Guangdong, and a Symposium in Gansu

The Fujian Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office, along with the Fujian Digital Department, has sped up the groundwork for establishing a “Digital Fujian.” This process of digitization includes the transition to digital...
02.20.19

Public Security Bureau Sub-Bureaus Open in Beijing, Visits to Foreign NGO Offices in Jiangsu, and Representative Office Training in Yunnan

The Shandong PSB Foreign NGO Management Office recently publicized the two-year anniversary of the Foreign NGO Law. Carrying along publicity materials, the provincial PSB visited the nine foreign NGOs registered in Shandong. The Dezhou, Weihai,...
02.12.19

Foreign NGO Publicity and ‘110 Day’ in Jiangsu and Anhui, Meetings with NGOs in Yunnan and Ningxia

Recently, the Jiangsu Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Department combined the two-year anniversary of the Foreign NGO Law with “110 Publicity Day” to actively promote the Law. [110 is China’s emergency police number.] The...
01.25.19

Hitting the Street in Lhasa, Educational Outreach in Tianjin

The Tibet PSB promotes the Foreign NGO Law on the streets of Lhasa, while Jiangxi and Tianjin PSBs visit universities and other government agencies to talk about schools' cooperation with foreign NGOs...
12.26.18

Guangdong Awarded for Foreign NGO Law Promotion Work, Jiangsu and Tianjin Do Foreign NGO-Related Outreach

Recently, the Guangdong Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office received an award for its innovative work in promoting the law, the Jiangsu PSB Foreign NGO Management office held a conference for foreign NGO representative offices...
12.04.18

‘Scientific’ Programming, Annual Plan Guidance, and Foreign NGO Law Publicity

November 16, 2018:Recently, the Fujian Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office issued a registration certificate to BSK International (Germany). The PSB congratulated BSK on their newly-registered Xiamen representative office,...
11.05.18

Tianjin Holds a Training and Shanghai Promotes an Expo

Today, the Ministry of Public Security WeChat Account posted information and graphics about the number of representative offices registered and the number of temporary activities filed between January 2017 and the end of September 2018. A partial...
10.31.18

The Culture Sector, Program Observation in Xinjiang, and Addressing Registration Difficulties in Jiangxi

Recently, the chairman of Barry & Martin’s Trust (United Kingdom) visited the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region Sixth People’s Hospital to observe an ongoing cooperative program and to sign an additional cooperation agreement. The Xinjiang...
09.26.18

Registrations in Jiangsu, Hubei, and Chongqing; Training in Beijing, Tianjin, and Fujian; Inspection Visits in Yunnan

Recently, the Jiangsu Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office held a ceremony to give a registration certificate to the China Cross-Strait Exchange Association (Taiwan). PSB representatives offered their congratulations and...
08.28.18

‘Drop-in Service’ in Guangxi, Foreign NGO Visits in Hubei and Qinghai

In order to promote foreign NGOs’ and Chinese Partner Units’ (CPUs’) legal registration and filing, the Guangxi Public Security Bureau (PSB) recently rolled out “drop-in service.” This entails the PSB visiting relevant entities to publicize the law...
07.19.18

Shanghai Conference for Business and Commerce-Related NGOs, Foreign NGO Law Education for a University and ‘Returned Overseas Chinese’ Federation

July 2, 2018:In an official ceremony, the Fujian Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office issued a registration certificate to the Taiwan-China Strait Two Shores One Family Exchange Promotion Association. The head of the Fujian PSB...
06.25.18

Foreign NGO Training for Lawyers, Taxation Requirements, the Changsha High-Tech Zone

Today, the Shanghai Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office, together with the Shanghai Law Society, held a first round of Foreign NGO Law training for lawyers at the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics. A...
06.11.18

Greening the Inner Mongolian Desert, Temporary Activities for Eye Health, Shandong PSB Inspection Visits

Today, two Japanese NGOs involved in desert greening in Inner Mongolia became legally registered. In an official ceremony, the Inner Mongolia Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office presented the representative offices of the...
05.29.18

First Registration in Hainan, Information Sessions in Zhejiang and Qinghai

Today, the Zhejiang Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office held information and education sessions on the Foreign NGO Law at multiple colleges and universities in Hangzhou. Utilizing infographics, posters, video broadcasts,...
04.23.18

First North Korean NGO Registers, Additional Registrations in Fujian and Beijing

Today, the George Institute for Global Health (Australia) registered a representative office in Beijing. Established in Sydney in 1999, the Institute began working in China in 2007, conducting research on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, nutrition...
04.05.18

Inspection Visits in Jiangxi and Beijing, High-Level Poverty Alleviation Conference

Today, the Jiangxi Foreign NGO Management Office and the provincial Department of Civil Affairs sent personnel to Pingxiang City to visit the Luxi County Children’s Care Center, run by The Chinese Agape Foundation (United States). The government...
03.22.18

More Annual Report Training; Registrations in Jiangsu, Zhejiang, and Guangxi

Following the lead of the Beijing Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management office, the Shanghai PSB Foreign NGO Management Office held a training on how to complete annual reports for 2017. In attendance were representative and financial...
03.20.18

Four Provinces Conduct Foreign NGO-Related Outreach

The foreign NGO management offices of three separate provincial public security bureaus (PSBs) recently conducted outreach activities on college campuses related to the Foreign NGO law.
03.06.18

Operational Guide for Foreign NGOs Completing Annual Reports Online

As detailed in a February 9 Ministry of Public Security WeChat post, the Beijing Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office held a special training session to explain to Beijing-based foreign NGOs how to correctly submit their 2017...
02.28.18

‘Service Day’ Activities in Tianjin, Outreach in Beijing and Jiangsu

Today, the Tianjin Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office held a “Service Day” activity. Among those attending were the chief representatives from eight foreign NGOs based in Tianjin; representatives from eight Professional...
02.22.18

Ministry of Public Security Hosts Conference for Foreign NGO Representatives

Today, the Ministry of Public Security Foreign NGO Management Office, together with the Beijing Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office, held a conference with representatives of foreign NGOs in China.
02.22.18

Provincial Public Security Bureaus Commemorate One Year of the Foreign NGO Law, Conduct Outreach

Today, the Zhejiang Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office used new media to heighten awareness of the Foreign NGO Law after one year of implementation, resulting in a number of provincial and local news sites re-sharing and...
02.16.18

Meetings with Professional Supervisory Units in Guangxi and Shanxi, Annual Report Training in Beijing

Today, Shanxi held a meeting for foreign NGO Professional Supervisory Units (PSUs). Representatives from each of the province’s 42 PSUs participated. (Note: This likely refers to eligible PSUs, as Shanxi had registered no representative offices as...
12.13.17

Tianjin Public Security Bureau Donates to Orphans, Tibet Public Security Bureau ‘Braves the Winter Cold,’ Shandong Public Security Bureau Meets with Locally-Registered Foreign NGOs

Today, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) released statistics showing foreign NGO representative offices and temporary activities from January to November of this year.
12.04.17

Forestry Administration Holds Internal Foreign NGO-Related Meeting; Tianjin, Chongqing, and Jiangsu Public Security Bureaus Hold Trainings

On November 21, the State Forestry Administration convened a meeting on the Foreign NGO Law, attended by 28 provincial- and city-level Forestry offices as well as by the Beijing Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office...
11.14.17

Guangdong Public Security Bureau Talks Foreign NGOs with Cambodia; Beijing, Jiangxi, Chongqing, Shanghai Meet with Registered Foreign NGOs

Today, Guangdong Public Security Bureau (PSB) Executive Vice Director Li Qingxiong met with Cambodian Member of Parliament Suos Yara, who visited the PSB as part of an inspection team related to the Foreign NGO Law. Li said he hoped Suos’ visit...
10.24.17

Jiangxi and Hubei Public Security Bureaus Meet with Other Government Agencies to Talk Foreign NGO Law; Jiangsu and Yunnan Engage with Registered Foreign NGOs

Today, the Beijing Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office issued registration certificates to three foreign NGOs: World Sport Federation Asia Headquarters (世界体育总会亚太区总部) (Macau), Oxfam (Hong Kong), and France Export Céréales.
09.19.17

Poverty Alleviation Office Issues Foreign NGO Guidelines; Guangdong Chats with Hong Kong NGOs

The State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development has issued guidelines for NGOs requesting the Office to serve as its Professional Supervisory Unit or as its Chinese Partner Unit for representative offices and temporary...
09.14.17

Forestry Administration Formulates Foreign NGO Guidelines; Ningxia Public Security Bureau Educates Local Police on Foreign NGO Law; Shanghai Public Security Bureau Meets with Canadian Consulate

The State Forestry Administration has formulated “Measures for State Forestry Administration Departments and Subordinate Units Managing Cooperation and Exchange with Foreign NGOs,” meant to regulate and guide offices within the State Forestry...
08.24.17

Shaanxi Public Security Bureau Talks Foreign NGOs with Hong Kong Government; Shandong Trains Local Police; Hainan Meets Local PSUs; Liaoning Chats with Slovenian Consulate

On August 16, the Beijing Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office met with Italian NGO “International Cooperation Volunteer Group—Our Homeland,” and presented the group with its registration certificate. Also present were...
08.16.17

Updated: Ministry of Public Security Releases Guidance on Applying for Foreign NGO Work Permits

Today, in conjunction with the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) issued a “Notice on Handling Work Permits for Foreign Employees of Foreign NGOs and Related Issues.” This is the first official...
08.16.17

New Foreign NGO Employee Work Permit Rules; Shandong, Wuhan, Beijing, Henan Discuss Foreign NGO Law with Government Agencies and Chinese Partner Units

Today, the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs and the Ministry of Public Security jointly issued a “Notice on Handling Work Permits for Foreign Employees of Foreign NGOs and Related Issues” to recipients at the provincial level.
08.14.17

Foreign NGO Law Publicity in Gansu, Training for Domestic NGOs in Shanghai, University Meetings in Hubei and Jiangsu

The Fujian and Sichuan Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Offices granted registration certificates to foreign NGOs in their respective jurisdictions. Fujian gave certificates to The Chinese Art of Tea Craft Union, the Chinese Youth...
08.03.17

Hubei Public Security Bureau Discusses Foreign NGO Law at Local Universities, Beijing Meets Professional Supervisory Units, Shanghai Encourages a Foreign NGO to Register

Today, the Guangxi and Shaanxi Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Offices issued registration certificates to the Guangxi Business Association of Canada and Plan International (United States), respectively.
07.11.17

Qinghai Public Security Bureau Meets with Foreign NGOs; Guizhou Makes Filing More Convenient; Four Provincial Public Security Bureaus Conduct University Outreach

On June 30, the Beijing Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office granted registration certificates to 15 foreign NGOs: Ford Foundation (United States), Give2Asia (United States), The Asia Foundation (United States), Caterpillar...
06.29.17

Yunnan Public Security Bureau Meets with MSI Professional Services and Plan International

Today, the head of the Yunnan Public Security Bureau Foreign NGO Management Office met with representatives of MSI Professional Services (Hong Kong) and Plan International (United States). MSI thanked the Yunnan office for its guidance and warm...
06.26.17

Chongqing Public Security Bureau Trains Other Government Agencies on Foreign NGO Law

Today, the Shanghai Public Security Bureau Foreign NGO Management Office presented registration certificates to twenty-one foreign NGO representative offices.
06.20.17

Heilongjiang, Jilin, Shanghai, and Jiangsu Public Security Bureaus Conduct Outreach to Foreign NGOs, Universities, and Other Government Agencies

On June 12, the Guangxi Public Security Bureau Foreign NGO Management Office met with the foreign NGO Couleurs de Chine, including the NGO’s vice president, who was visiting from the group’s headquarters in France.
06.15.17

University Training on Foreign NGO Law in Heilongjiang; Hong Kong Groups Thank Hunan Public Security Bureau

Today, the Heilongjiang Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office, in conjunction with Heilongjiang University, held a meeting on the Foreign NGO Law. In attendance were the university's international culture and education...
06.09.17

Henan Public Security Bureau Quizzes Employees on Foreign NGO Law; Beijing Explains Temporary Activity Filings

Here are our translations of the latest WeChat posts from the Ministry of Public Security related to Foreign NGOs.
06.01.17

New Foreign NGO Registrations in Beijing, Liaoning, and Guangxi

Today, the Beijing Public Security Bureau Foreign NGO Management Office granted representative office registration certificates to five more NGOs, including the Business Software Alliance (United States), The Nature Conservancy (United States), the...
05.27.17

Beijing Public Security Bureau Holds Foreign NGO Lecture at Renmin University

Today, Hunan granted approval for its first batch of Foreign NGO representative offices: the Institute for Integrated Rural Development (Hong Kong), the China-Britain Business Council, and Reading Dreams (Hong Kong).
05.23.17

German Political Foundations Register in Beijing

On May 23, the Beijing Public Security Bureau’s Foreign NGO Management Office presented four German organizations with their representative office registration certificates: Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Rosa Luxembourg...
05.19.17

New Rules for Foreign NGO Bank Accounts

On May 19, the People’s Bank of China and the Ministry of Public Security jointly issued the “Notice on Work Related to Foreign NGO Representative Offices’ Renminbi Bank Account Management” (关于做好境外非政府组织代表机构人民币银行账户管理有关工作的通知). According to the...
05.18.17

Ministry of Public Security Highlights Foreign NGOs’ Role in Belt and Road Initiative

Here are our translations of the latest WeChat posts from the Ministry of Public Security related to Foreign NGOs.
05.10.17

Guangdong and Shanghai Public Security Bureaus Talk Foreign NGO Law with Foreign Consulates

The Ministry of Public Security continues to post updates relevant to the Foreign NGO Law on its WeChat account, the most recent of which are translated and summarized below.
05.02.17

Qinghai Public Security Bureau Publicizes Law; Gansu Public Security Bureau Inspects Foreign NGO Service Window

Since April 2, the Ministry of Public Security’s Office for NGO Management has been posting updates on its work to a WeChat account. The following are translations of some recent posts. We’ll do these translations frequently and post them in our “...