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China captures 2,566 fugitives abroad in anti-graft campaign

China captured 2,566 fugitives who had fled to more than 90 countries and regions and recovered 8.6 billion yuan (125 million US dollars) during the manhunt from 2014 to 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/25 17:50:25

China association launches services to standardize lawyers' practice

The All-China Lawyers Association (ACLA) launched two centers Friday, one to protect lawyers' rights, the other to handle complaints.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 22:29:48

Corrupt Chinese fugitive repatriated from Zimbabwe

A retired Chinese tax official has been returned from Zimbabwe to China less than four months after he fled a corruption probe and hid in the southern African country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 13:37:52

Beijing court rules against Sony China for patent infringement

A Beijing court on Wednesday ruled that Sony Mobile Communications (China) had infringed the patent of a Chinese Internet company and should pay over 9.1 million yuan (1.3 million US dollars) for the latter's losses.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 0:55:23

Guangdong scandal leads to care center inspections, call for reforms

China's top civil affairs authority has ordered that foster care centers be reformed, after a foster center in South China's Guangdong Province reportedly caused 20 deaths in 49 days this year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 14:28:39

Care center reports 20 dead in 49 days

Local authorities have ordered a foster care center in Shaoguan, South China’s Guangdong Province closed following media reports of 20 deaths at the facility in 49 days this year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 15:13:39

NPC passes revised civil law provisions of civil law

China’s national legislature on Wednesday passed the General Provisions of the Civil Law, the opening chapter of a civil code planned to be enacted in 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/15 22:18:39

Lawmaker calls for transparency of public servants’ finances, assets

A lawmaker has proposed that all public servants reveal their financial status to prevent corruption.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/15 21:53:40

China mulls law revision on 70-year land use right of properties: premier

China's State Council has entrusted relevant departments to draft motions to revise laws on real estate protection amid public concerns over the 70-year land use limit of residential properties, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/15 14:34:27

China adopts General Provisions of the Civil Law

China's national legislature on Wednesday passed the General Provisions of the Civil Law, the opening chapter of a civil code planned to be enacted in 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/15 9:38:14

Govt to halt animal hunt webcasts

China on Saturday vowed to crack down on live webcasts that show the hunting and killing of State-protected animals, saying that it violates the law.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/12 22:38:39

China's intl manhunt for corrupt officials nabs 164

Chinese authorities managed to return to the country 164 corruption suspects previously on the run in an international manhunt starting 2014, Procurator-General Cao Jianming said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/12 15:09:09

China's top court concludes 42 pct more cases in 2016

China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) on Sunday reported a sharp rise in the number of cases it concluded in 2016, while promising to play a bigger role this year in helping maintain stability and promote growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/12 9:43:13

China's maritime jurisdiction extends to cover all jurisdictional seas

China has extended its maritime jurisdiction to cover all seas under its jurisdiction in an effort to resolutely safeguard the country's maritime rights and interests, said a work report of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/12 9:42:27

Chinese courts conclude 45,000 graft cases in 2016, implicating 63,000 people

China's court system concluded 45,000 graft cases in 2016, implicating 63,000 people, a work report of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/12 9:41:52

China's procuratorates secure return of 44 corrupt fugitives in 2016

China's procuratorates secured the return of 44 fugitives suspected of involvement in duty-related crimes in 2016, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) revealed on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/10 22:47:53

Fetus may enjoy certain civil rights under new law

China may be about to give some civil rights to fetuses.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/10 7:53:50

Xinjiang to launch anti-extremism regulation

Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region will launch a new anti-extremism regulation within the year as well as approve a regional Cybersecurity Law as early as this month.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/9 21:48:39