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Ministry of Public Security WeChat Posts—January 26, 2018

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.Read more

Ministry of Public Security WeChat Posts—January 5-17, 2018

January 5, 2018: 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 publishing related reports. January 5, 2018: A number of provinces have been holding events to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Foreign NGO Law’s implementation, handing out informational materials and answering related questions.In...Read more