They say teach a man to fish and he can feed himself. Teach the less privileged a skill and they will regain their dignity. China Daily looks at the new social entrepreneurs who look beyond handing out alms. Mike Peters and Cang Wei in China and Jaime Koh in Singapore report.
Innovation has become the new driver for both their enterprises and the Chinese economy, while challenges exist when introducing new technologies.
Amity Bakery has a noble intention - to train those who are mentally challenged so that they can integrate into society and get a job. But they face an uphill task.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Friday it has allocated 7.9 billion yuan (1.25 billion US dollars) to support spring ploughing, which is pivotal to the country's grain harvest.
East China's Jiangsu province will offer reimbursement for all expenses incurred by H7N9 bird flu treatment, local authorities said on Friday.
China's top procuratorial organ on Friday demanded local organs investigate cases of official corruption in a determined manner and brave any obstacles.
China's top political advisor on Friday met the 11th Panchen Lama, Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, a spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, in Beijing's Great Hall of the People.
The State Defense Education Office (SDEO) recently issued 100 slogans for creating greater awareness among the public on the issue of national defense.
A nationwide campaign to select and honor models of morality was launched in China on Friday, aiming to boost the public's moral standards.
The 8th China (Beijing) International Catering & Food and Beverage Expo will be held in Beijing from May 9 to 11 at the Beijing Exhibition Center.