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Bond issuance "sole legal way" for China local gov'ts to raise debt: minister

China has made bond issuance the sole legal way for local governments to raise debt amid nation's efforts to forestall systemic financial crisis, according to the financial minister on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/7 10:33:20

Chinese courts accept more corporate bankruptcy cases in 2017

Chinese courts received 9,542 new cases concerning corporate bankruptcy in 2017, an increase of 68.4 percent compared with the previous year, the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/7 9:11:19

China's legislatures to improve supervision on expenditure budget, policy

A guideline issued by the General Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has outlined how Chinese legislatures' review and supervision concerning expenditure budget and relevant policies will be enhanced.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/7 9:10:23

Beijing court turns to virtual reality

While virtual reality (VR) technology may be most used at home or museums, it could also help lawyers and judges in the courtroom to get a better idea of how an alleged offence took place.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/2 6:55:53

Fishing ban begins on Chinese rivers

Fishing ban begins on Chinese rivers
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/1 13:05:38

China's court document website draws 13.2 bln hits

China Judgements Online, China's court document website, has earned over 13.2 billion hits as of Tuesday, according to the Supreme People's Court (SPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/28 9:31:10

China moves on trial reform of IPR cases

The Chinese leadership on Tuesday unveiled guidelines for improving the trial procedures of intellectual property rights (IPR) cases.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/28 9:27:50

Chinese court imposes 80,000 yuan fine for malicious litigation

The third circuit court of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) imposed a 80,000 yuan fine (about 12,680 US dollars) for malicious litigation on a case concerning a private lending dispute, the SPC said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/27 8:45:41

China may strengthen criminal punishment to protect seed IP

China may strengthen criminal punishments to crack down on intellectual property (IP) violations in the seed industry, according to a report submitted to the top legislature on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/23 22:10:43

China charges former senior Party official Sun Zhengcai

Sun Zhengcai, former secretary of the Chongqing Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has been charged with bribery, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 22:13:40

China to build national public legal service system by 2020

China aims to build a national public legal service system by 2020 that covers all groups in both urban and rural areas, the Ministry of Justice said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/8 20:24:52

Man tried for blackmail through distorted ethnic, religious policies

A court in Central China's Henan Province has heard testimony against a man accused of distorting ethnic and religious policies to blackmail construction companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 21:23:40

Chinese police capture over 200 people for online illegality

Chinese police captured more than 200 people suspected of illegally deleting posts and sensationalizing events on the Internet during a national campaign since May 2017, the Ministry of Public Security said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 22:36:06

Revised regulation on religious affairs curbs profit-seeking practices

Revised regulations on religious affairs went into effect in China on Thursday, curbing profit-seeking activities by religious groups.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 15:25:11

Xinjiang to be a key focus of revised religious regulation

Xinjiang will be a key focus in enforcing a revised religious regulation, which calls for fighting extremism and overseas infiltration, a senior religious official said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 21:58:39

China's legislature discusses Constitution revision

The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee convened Monday to discuss amending the Constitution.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/30 9:15:04

Top procuratorate reviews cases of former electrical appliances, retail tycoons

The Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Monday it has set up teams to look into the criminal cases of Gu Chujun and Zhang Wenzhong, former chairmen of an electrical appliances maker and a retailer, respectively, after the Supreme People's Court (SPC) announced a retrial last month.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/29 21:10:31

China's top legislature discusses proposal on Constitution revision

The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee convened Monday to discuss the amending of the Constitution.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/29 20:48:44