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China solicits public opinions on draft civil code

China's top legislature on Wednesday published all six sections of a draft civil code online to solicit public opinions.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 9:47:51

Chinese lawmakers voice support for amendment to criminal procedure law

Chinese lawmakers on Wednesday voiced their support for a draft amendment to the Criminal Procedure Law during panel discussions at the ongoing session of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/30 14:17:05

China's draft code hints at end to family planning

The removal of contents related to family planning policy in a draft civil code is the latest official signal from China that it may soon scrap the policy, as the country's demographic structure undergoes fundamental changes, demographers noted on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 22:28:41

China's draft code makes divorce more difficult amid low birthrates, high divorce rates

China's draft civil code would make it more difficult for married couples to split up as the country is hit by soaring divorce rates and declining birthrates.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 22:28:40

Chinese agent sentenced to 8 years in prison for trafficking Filipino maids

A Shanghai court has given a domestic help service agent an eight-year prison term after finding her guilty of organizing stowaways from the Philippines to China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 19:22:52

China to deepen fight against gangs: official

A senior Chinese official on Tuesday demanded deepening the fight against criminal gangs.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/22 7:45:54

New rules require real name for live video streaming

Six national offices issued a new regulation strengthening the management of live video streaming by requiring a real name and implementing a blacklist system.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 22:43:41

China first internet court handles over 10,000 cases

China's first court specializing in Internet-related cases has handled more than 11,000 cases since its inception a year ago, according to the court.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 16:21:29

State Council: guilty producers to be severely punished, officials held accountable for substandard vaccines

Decisions were made at the State Council's executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang Thursday, following a report on the findings of investigations into the case of substandard vaccine producer of Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd..
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:20:27

China releases results of probe into defective DPT vaccine investigation

Chinese authorities on Friday released the findings of a probe into a previous investigation of substandard DPT vaccines produced by Wuhan Institute of Biological Products Co. Ltd.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/10 20:04:57

Over 1.27 mln court trials live-broadcast in transparency move: report

Chinese courts have so far live-streamed more than 1.27 million trials, with nearly 8.7 billion views, according to a symposium.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/10 17:41:18

China improves legal support for reform, opening-up in Hainan

The Supreme People's Court (SPC) has issued a circular on enhancing legal support for comprehensive reform and opening-up in the island province of Hainan, said a statement from SPC on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 21:52:26

Death sentence upheld for former Party chief of Chinese drug-production village

Guangdong Provincial Higher People's Court on Tuesday upheld a death sentence for the former Communist Party chief of Boshe Village, convicted of drug production and trafficking.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 9:02:51

China to set up technical support system against IP infringement

China is looking to establish a technical support system to detect, monitor and track evidence of intellectual property (IP) infringement and counterfeiting by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:34:07

Chinese courts accept nearly 12.3 mln new cases in H1

Courts across China accepted nearly 12.3 million new cases in the first half of the year, according to the Supreme People's Court (SPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 8:34:43

City offers 26m yuan in rewards to find 130 drug suspects

More than 200 calls inundated a police hotline at the weekend after a drug-crusading South China city offered 200,000 yuan ($29,000) to tipsters whose information might lead to the capture of its 130 most-wanted suspects.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/5 22:43:40

Tibet requires lawyers to strengthen Party construction, education

Authorities from China's Tibet Autonomous Region are requiring lawyers in the region to strengthen their Party construction and education.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 19:18:39

Traditional Chinese Medicine Law implemented effectively

The Law on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been implemented effectively since its release on July 1, 2017, according to the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/30 12:53:02