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China arrests over 4,200 for personal information fraud in 2016

Chinese police caught over 4,200 suspects for theft of personal information in 2016, with over 1,800 cases solved, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MPS).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 22:40:57

Former Shanghai vice mayor sentenced to 17 years for graft

Former vice mayor of Shanghai Ai Baojun was sentenced to 17 years in prison for bribery and embezzlement of public funds by a court in east China's Fujian Province on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 22:12:22

Former senior official sentenced to 15 years for graft

Bai Xueshan, former vice chair of the government of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for accepting bribes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 21:46:48

Former vice mayor of Shanghai sentenced to 17 years for bribery

Former vice mayor of Shanghai Ai Baojun was sentenced to 17 years in prison for receiving bribery worth 43 million yuan ($6.23 million), source: CCTV
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/4/28 15:24:00

Lawyer sentenced for subverting State power: Tianjin No. 2 Intermediate People's Court

Lawyer Li Heping was sentenced three years in prison, with a four-year reprieve, for subverting State power, according to Tianjin No. 2 Intermediate People's Court.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/4/28 14:34:28

China adopts revised surveying and mapping law

China's top legislature Thursday passed a revised surveying and mapping law, protecting geographic information security and raising public awareness of national territory.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 10:49:38

26 on trial over China P2P fraud

Twenty-six executives of a Chinese online peer-to-peer lender stood trial in Beijing on Wednesday and Thursday after allegedly cheating the public out of a huge amount of money.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 10:08:21

China extends pilot reform on juror system by a year

China's top legislature Thursday decided to extend the trial reform of the people's juror system by a year to increase public participation in legal proceedings.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/27 22:19:56

Chinese media unite against news copyright infringement

Ten of China's major news agencies and websites formed a union in Beijing on Wednesday in order to provide better copyright protection for the media.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/27 7:44:54

Companies ordered to pay for Doraemon copyright infringement

Two companies in eastern China have been ordered to pay 130,000 yuan (18,878 US dollars) in compensation for copyright infringement of the popular Japanese cartoon character Doraemon.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 14:03:54

China's reform of juror system "fruitful"

Chinese lawmakers on Tuesday deliberated a bill that would extend the trial reform of the people's juror system by a year as part of efforts to increase public participation in legal proceedings and advance rule of law.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 7:31:48

China improves IPR protection

China has taken steps to better protect intellectual property rights (IPR) as part of larger effort to create a more innovative economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 7:31:13

Fewer graft suspects fled China in 2016 as anti-corruption drive continues

The top anti-graft body of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Tuesday said the number of corrupt officials that fled overseas saw a drastic decrease last year, as the country's popular anti-corruption campaign continues to gain momentum.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 7:27:57

Law amendment to mapping law to enhance awareness about territory

The amendment of China's draft surveying and mapping law, which adds raising awareness about national territory to students' patriotic education, is a necessary move as the country increasingly faces complicated sovereignty challenges, scholars said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 23:08:40

Two former senior officials indicted for corruption

Wang Baoan, former head of the National Bureau of Statistics, and Li Chengyun, former vice governor of southwest China's Sichuan Province, have been indicted on suspicion of accepting bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 11:26:44

China's top legislature convenes bi-monthly session

China's top legislature convened its bi-monthly session on Monday, with legislators scheduled to consider several draft laws, amendments and reports.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 0:09:06

Draft amendments to mapping law to provide geographic information security

Chinese lawmakers are studying amendments to the surveying and mapping law to protect geographic information security and raise public awareness on the national territory.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 23:43:39

China's draft law highlights information security, national territory awareness

Chinese lawmakers are considering revisions to the surveying and mapping law to protect geographic information security and raise public awareness of national territory.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/24 20:50:44