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Chinese lawmakers review draft law on ship tonnage tax

Chinese lawmakers began the review of a draft law on ship tonnage tax Tuesday, which will replace a regulation from late 2011.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/31 14:53:42

China considers revising rural land contract law

China's top legislature is mulling a revision to the law on rural land contract.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/31 14:51:13

China mulls criminal penalties for disrespect to national anthem

China's top legislature is considering to amend the country's Criminal Law to include criminal penalties for disrespect to national anthem.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/31 10:39:41

Domain name holders to register with complete ID info

A new ministry regulation requiring applicants of domain names to provide complete identity information will take effect from Wednesday
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/30 17:25:33

Telecom fraud suspects repatriated to China from Cambodia

Thirteen suspects in a cross-border telecom scam based in Cambodia were brought back to China by police from Luoyang City in central China's Henan Province Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/30 13:49:49

China to complete product quality traceability system by 2020

China will complete its product quality traceability system by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 15:36:16

Punishing piracy

China has been strengthening the protection and use of intellectual property rights (IPR) to develop intellectual property and encourage innovation since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. Special IPR courts established in 2014 in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai have brought about significant improvements.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 21:28:39

China to pilot lawyer mediation system

China will pilot a lawyer mediation system in nine provinces and two municipalities in an attempt to better resolve civil and business conflicts.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/17 9:14:56

China imprisons Public Enemy No.1

Once China's most wanted fugitive, Yang Xiuzhu was sentenced to eight years' imprisonment by a local court on Friday for embezzlement and accepting bribes, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/13 22:23:39

Beijing police bans small aircraft over congress

Beijing police have vowed to strengthen supervision of small aircraft including drones, fire balloons and model airplanes for the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China that opens Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/13 22:23:39

Lawyer required for defense of all criminals

Starting Wednesday, every defendant in a criminal case in China is expected to get a defense lawyer to represent them as required by a new program, a move that experts believe shows great progress in China's judicial protection of human rights and could prevent wrongful convictions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/12 23:23:39

CPC punishes 1.343 mln grassroots officials in 5 years: watchdog

The Communist Party of China's (CPC) top disciplinary watchdog said Sunday around 1.343 million grassroots-level Party officials around the country had been punished between the time of the 18th CPC National Congress in 2012 and the end of June this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 14:57:41

China Law Society establishes research center for Party regulations

The Party Regulation Research Center of the China Law Society (CLS) has been established in Beijing, said the CLS Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 12:18:13

China's national anthem law takes effect

The anthem shall be sung at formal political gatherings, including the opening and closing of National People's Congress sessions, constitutional oath ceremonies, flag raising ceremonies, major celebrations, awards ceremonies, commemorations, national memorial day events, important diplomatic occasions, major sport events and other suitable occasions, according to the law.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/2 8:55:42

China's general provisions of Civil Law effective

China's general provisions of the Civil Law, the opening chapter of a civil code planned for full enactment in 2020, took effect Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/1 16:31:17

Chinese cyber police team up with search engine to crack down on rumors

Chinese cyber police and leading tech firm Baidu have launched an online service to control the spread of rumors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/28 13:44:28

Former senior provincial political advisor investigated for graft

Liu Shanqiao, former vice chairman of the People's Political Consultative Conference of central China's Hubei Province, is under investigation on suspicion of taking bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 14:20:56

Another "Red Notice" fugitive returns to China

A fugitive suspected of contract fraud returned to China Monday to turn himself in, according to the Communist Party of China's disciplinary authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 14:19:17