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).
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.
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.
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
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.
China's top legislature Thursday passed a revised surveying and mapping law, protecting geographic information security and raising public awareness of national territory.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
China has taken steps to better protect intellectual property rights (IPR) as part of larger effort to create a more innovative economy.
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.
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.
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.
China's top legislature convened its bi-monthly session on Monday, with legislators scheduled to consider several draft laws, amendments and reports.
Chinese lawmakers are studying amendments to the surveying and mapping law to protect geographic information security and raise public awareness on the national territory.
Chinese lawmakers are considering revisions to the surveying and mapping law to protect geographic information security and raise public awareness of national territory.