State-backed charity in Wuhan under fire over coronavirus donations

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A state-backed charity in the coronavirus epicentre Wuhan is under fire for handing over donations for the outbreak to the city government instead of managing the funds itself.Donors and academics have questioned the Wuhan Charity General Association’s handling of the money after it was revealed that it gave over 2.7 billion yuan (US$387.3 million) in donations to the local authorities. The charity is under the city’s Civil Affairs Bureau.It is not the first charity to face criticism over its…

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