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Top legislature starts bimonthly session, mulls over revisions to criminal procedure law

China's top legislature started its bimonthly session on Monday to deliberate a draft amendment to the Criminal Procedure Law, among other proposals and drafts.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/22 17:35:07

China punishes 39 senior officials in Jan.-Sept.

Thirty-nine officials at or above the provincial or ministerial level were punished in the first nine months of 2018, China's top discipline inspection and supervision agencies said Saturday in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/21 8:06:06

Former Chinese military chief of staff expelled from CPC

Fang Fenghui, former member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) and former chief of staff of the CMC Joint Staff Department, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 20:27:45

Social credit system expected to become law within three years

The China Law Society said that legislation on social credit in China has been incorporated into upcoming legislative plans.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:33:39

Court for import expo established in Shanghai

A specialized court was established Monday in Shanghai for the upcoming 2018 China International Import Expo (CIIE).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 9:04:49

Probe of senior security officer 'wise, correct'

China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on Monday stressed that the investigation of a senior security officer was a "wise and absolutely correct" decision.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 20:08:42

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