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China says, equal protection to domestic, foreign trademark owners

China said on Friday it gives equal protection to the owners of trademarks both home and abroad.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 8:10:46

Former supreme court vice president sentenced to life in prison

A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced Xi Xiaoming, former vice president of the Supreme People's Court (SPC), to life imprisonment on bribery charges.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 7:55:08

China expands case information disclosure in 2016

Information on a total of 108,100 cases was put online by Chinese procuratorates in 2016, an increase of 36.2 percent, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 7:53:14

Draft maritime law revisions say China may bar foreign ships from passing through its waters

China is considering revisions to its 1984 Maritime Traffic Safety Law which would allow the relevant authorities to bar foreign ships from passing through Chinese territorial waters, the Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/15 14:38:39

China toughens restrictions on court order defaulters

China has extended penalty restrictions against people who default on their court orders, keeping them from traveling by plane, applying for loans and credit cards, or getting promoted.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/15 8:29:25

China mulls revision of maritime safety law

China is considering revisions to the 1984 Maritime Traffic Safety Law to prioritize searches for survivors over searches for property.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/14 20:44:02

Graft fugitive returns to China

A graft fugitive returned to China from the United States Friday to turn herself in, according to the Communist Party of China's disciplinary watchdog.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/11 7:54:47

Police arrest over 30 drug suspects in SW China

Police in southwest China's Guizhou Province have seized a large amount of equipment and 900 kilograms of raw materials for drug production and arrested more than 30 suspects, police said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/9 14:09:50

Chinese top legislator calls for better quality legislation

China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang on Wednesday demanded improvements to the quality of legislation passed by the legislature.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/9 8:19:53

Guangxi investigates into banquet of pangolin

Authorities in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Wednesday revealed an investigation into a banquet where pangolin was served, which caused a public outcry.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/9 8:17:49

Top court pledges non-interference in judges' work

China's top court promises to ensure judges properly exert their judicial power without interference.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/8 8:03:36

Loan shark lending money with nude photos of women arrested

A suspect who allegedly offered student loans in exchange for nude photos was arrested by police in Gansu province in January.
Source: CRI Online | 2017/2/7 9:11:54

Procuratorate investigates former senior Henan official

The top procuratorate will open an investigation into Wu Tianjun, a former senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official, following allegations that he accepted bribes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/6 15:41:45

China to crack down on threats to rural stability

The Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) issued a document on Friday on the fight against officials who provide protection to "village strongmen" and gangs.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/3 17:24:20

China's bar association pledges enhanced reforms, self-discipline

China's lawyers association has pledged to deepen reforms across relevant systems, promote self-discipline and improve services for the country's lawyers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/29 22:31:55

Tutor arrested for suspected rape

The Haidian district procuratorate in Beijing has approved the arrest of a man suspected of raping a teenage girl he was tutoring. The procuratorate did not provide more details.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/25 23:28:39

NGOs pleased with service as dozens sign up to new registry: MPS

Dozens of overseas NGOs have successfully registered in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong weeks after a new law took effect on January 1, with public security officers saying they will continue to play the role of "serving" rather than "managing" those NGOs.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/24 22:48:39

Nearly 3,800 arrested for IPR crimes in 2016

Nearly 3,800 people in China were arrested for crimes related to intellectual property rights (IPR) violations last year, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/24 13:46:18