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10 May 2010
Bringing Beijing volunteerism to the Shanghai Expo
Shanghai, China: Lessons learned from the Beijing Olympic volunteers will be on show in Shanghai this year, as more than a million volunteers gather to support the 2010 Expo. Read article13 October 2009
China to evaluate students' volunteering
Beijing, China: China plans to incorporate volunteer service into the evaluation of student performances to promote the spirit of selflessness, the Ministry of Education said. Read article09 January 2009
Passing it forward in Aceh by Ken To
Banda Aceh, Indonesia: "Very often we do not tend to realize, let alone appreciate, that we already have so much more than most people in the world." A volunteer with International Humanity Foundation relates his teaching experiences in Aceh, Indonesia. Read article03 December 2008
Jet Li: China ready for volunteerism 'explosion'
Hong Kong, China: Speaking at a panel discussion at the Clinton Global Initiative Asia conference, the 45-year-old action film star said volunteerism and charity are rare in China but are now on the rise as the country becomes more prosperous after two decades of capitalist-style economic reforms. Read article
From: International Herald Tribune, France21 August 2008
Volunteering in the Jungle by Liu Hai
Manila, The Philippines: "Volunteers should never stop trying to understand what they see and have a capacity of empathy. That's why we often find ourselves become more open-minded and get a wider picture of the world through volunteering." A volunteer from China describes her experiences preserving the environment. Read article