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China postpones controversial law

HONG KONG (SE): Although it was anticipated that China’s controversial new bill on the operation of non-government organisations (NGO) would be passed during the National People’s Congress in March, Reuters reported on March 4 that a spokesperson told the media that more time was need to revise the draft law.

Speaking prior to the opening of the congress, Fu Ying said that despite the international criticism of the proposed law, it is necessary and she defended the law.

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