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Court sentences lawyer Jiang Tianyong to 2 years for State subversion

A court in Central China's Hunan Province sentenced a Chinese lawyer to two years in jail Tuesday for inciting State subversion.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 13:58:44

China expands smart court system

China's court system intranet has been extended to 3,523 local courts and 9,277 tribunals across China, enabling all judicial officers to receive the same information when doing legal work, according to an official from China's supreme court.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 20:15:28

Chinese courts accept over 800 public interest litigations in 2 years

Chinese courts have dealt with 831 public interest litigation cases initiated by procuratorates over the past two years, with 455 of them resolved, the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 1:10:32

Chinese senior legislator under investigation

Meng Wei, vice chairman of the Environment Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of the 12th National People's Congress, is being investigated for severe disciplinary violations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/10 19:04:35

China publishes draft supervision law to solicit public opinion

China's top legislature on Tuesday published the draft law on supervision to solicit public opinion.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 7:48:40

Cross-border drug gang busted in SW China

Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province have busted a cross-border drug trafficking ring and detained five suspects.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 13:32:02

New detention center law is further move to protect human rights

China's top legislature has adopted a decision to list the country's first law on detention centers in the legislature plan of the next National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee on Saturday, a further move to protect human rights.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/5 23:08:41

Disrespecting national anthem to get criminal punishment

China's top legislature on Saturday voted and passed an amendment to the country's criminal law to punish acts of gravely disrespecting the national anthem.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 21:01:00

China revises law to protect fair competition

China's top legislature Saturday adopted a revision to its law against unfair competition.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/4 23:47:31

China drafts new rule to improve management of outbound investment

China's top economic planner Friday released a new draft rule to simplify administrative procedures and strengthen regulation on outbound investment by Chinese firms.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 20:14:10

Lawmakers push prompt actions to control hazardous waste

Chinese lawmakers have called for prompt action to control hazardous waste which they believed has become a serious problem.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/2 17:06:41

Chinese courts overturn 37 major decisions in five years

Chinese courts have corrected judgements in 37 high-profile cases involving 61 people in the past five years, said Chief Justice Zhou Qiang when reporting on judicial reform to the top legislature Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/1 21:28:51

Chinese lawmakers mull extending pilot supervision system reform nationwide

China's top legislature on Tuesday heard a draft decision on extending a corruption supervision pilot program to cover the entire nation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/1 7:39:47

Chinese lawmakers consider to extend pilot program of rural land use

Chinese lawmakers Tuesday reviewed a draft decision to extend a pilot program of reforming land use rules in selected areas for one year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/31 18:07:28

Lawmakers further review draft law on public libraries

China's lawmakers continued to review the draft law on public libraries Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/31 16:09:23

China to clear approval items to streamline administration

China's top legislature is considering clearing or simplifying approval items on 11 draft amendments to better streamline administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/31 16:07:12

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