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Senior lawmakers review draft laws, resolutions

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) held a chairpersons' meeting Monday to review draft laws and resolutions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 8:13:57

New intel law would ban impersonating intelligence officers

Anyone who impersonates an intelligence officer in China could soon face criminal sanctions if the latest draft of a national intelligence law draft that was deliberated by lawmakers on Thursday is passed in its current form.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/23 23:53:40

Shandong debt collector killer has sentence cut to 5 years

The high court of East China's Shandong Province on Friday morning reached a verdict in the second trial of Yu Huan, the 22-year-old who fatally stabbed a debt collector while defending his mother, reducing his sentence from life behind bars to five years in prison.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/23 23:53:40

China's draft law on supervision submitted for review

The draft law on national supervision was submitted for review at the ongoing bi-monthly session of the top legislature, according to a statement issued after a plenary meeting of the session Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 23:30:02

Chinese lawmakers call for revision on product quality law

Chinese lawmakers on Friday called for the prompt revision to the Product Quality Law at the ongoing bi-monthly session of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 22:54:55

Apple contractors' employees arrested in China for selling user data

Chinese police have arrested 16 employees or former employees of an Apple contractor for selling the personal information of iPhone users.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 21:15:58

High court overturns life imprisonment sentence in loan-shark stabbing case

The high people's court in east China's Shandong Province on Friday overturned a life imprisonment sentence imposed by a lower court against a man, after a review held his case had a nature of defense.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 13:20:20

Draft law regulates use of national anthem

A draft law on national anthem was submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress for its first reading Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 13:49:58

China publishes draft law on detention houses

China's Ministry of Public Security is soliciting public opinion on a draft law on detention houses, which will consider better human rights protection for those in custody.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 8:35:06

Court urged to deny probation to couple who killed infant murder

Prosecutors in South China's Guangdong Province have proposed not to grant probation to a couple who left their newborn baby to freeze to death, amid rising public concerns over frequent cases of parents causing the death of their children.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 22:53:39

Staff from Guo Wengui companies indicted in public prosecutions

Chinese prosecutors have indicted some staff from two companies connected to Interpol "red notice" criminal suspect Guo Wengui, judicial sources said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/6/18 22:58:39

China toughens punishment for stock market irregularities

China's securities regulator has toughened punishment on illegal market activities this year amid strengthened supervision, which handed out more fines in the first five months than the whole year of 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/17 11:17:35

Inspection reveals weakening Party leadership, corruption risks in universities

Discipline inspectors sent by central authorities have found problems such as weakened Party leadership and corruption risks in some Chinese universities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 22:56:36

China court sentences seven over falsifying air quality data

A Chinese court Friday sentenced seven people, including the heads of two environmental protection branches, to imprisonments of over one year for falsifying air quality monitoring data.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 19:02:55

Former senior political advisor under graft investigation

Sun Huaishan, a former senior political advisor, is under investigation on suspicion of accepting bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 18:31:54

3 investment company employees sentenced for fraud

Three people working for Beijing Pangu Investment Company have been given prison terms for fraudulently obtaining loans and foreign exchange, a court announced Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 13:25:11

Executive of investment company sentenced to prison for fraud

Lü Tao, a senior executive of Beijing Pangu Investment Co. Ltd, has been sentenced to two years and three months in prison for obtaining loans and foreign exchange by fraud, according to a court ruling issued Friday. <br /><br />The company has been fined 245 million yuan for obtaining loans by fraud, according to the People's Court of Xigang District, northeast China's Dalian City. <br /><br />Two employees, Xie Honglin and Yang Ying, were both sentenced to two years in prison with a three-year reprieve. <br /><br />The three defendants and the representative of the company accepted the ruling at the court and said they won't appeal.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 10:46:21

Chinese premier stresses reform of government functions

China must work harder to transform government functions, with focus on streamlining administrative approval, delegating power to lower levels and improving regulation and services, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/13 19:58:20