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China's top legislature reviews draft amendment to Individual Income Tax Law

The Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC) has begun reviewing a draft amendment to the Individual Income Tax Law at its bimonthly session that opened Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 18:23:54

China issues new counterterrorism guideline

China's counter-terrorism-related ministries jointly issued a guideline on legal procedures and penalty standards for terrorist crimes, which experts predict will deter offenders.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 19:38:39

Doctor gets 2.5 years in jail for infecting 5 women with HIV, triggering online uproar

A Chinese doctor in East China's Zhejiang Province was sentenced to two and a half years in jail for infecting five patients with HIV from faulty medical procedures, sparking an online uproar.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/11 23:18:40

Anti-graft watchdog bares detailed info on 50 fugitives

China's top anti-graft watchdog released detailed information on 50 fugitives who allegedly engaged in corrupt acts or economic crimes, with 23 of them hiding in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 20:56:32

China's top legislature inspects implementation of Statistics Law

China's top legislature inspected the implementation of the Statistics Law in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province and southwest China's Guizhou Province from Monday to Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/26 23:46:09

China exposes officials for neglect of duty in environmental protection

The Communist Party of China's (CPC) top disciplinary agency Wednesday published six cases in which officials were found to have neglected their duties in environmental protection.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/24 0:13:45

China to enhance cooperation on law enforcement security with other SCO countries

Chinese State Councilor Zhao Kezhi on Monday met with leading officials from six other member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), respectively, pledging to enhance practical cooperation on law enforcement security.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/22 9:32:52

Law to protect heroes' honor to take effect May 1

A law to protect the reputation and honor of heroes and martyrs will take effect on May 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 6:25:27

China's legislature ends session, unanimously passing law to honor heroes and martyrs

China's top legislature on Friday concluded its bimonthly session, unanimously passing a landmark law to protect the reputation and honor of heroes and martyrs among other pieces of legislation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/28 12:16:07

China adopts people's assessors law

China's top legislature Friday passed a law on people's assessors, which allows a group of citizens to work with professional judges to try cases in court.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/28 1:42:51

Chinese courts get tough on IP copycats

A brand can take years to build, but days to be copied. Global winemaker Chateau Lafite found itself in such an infringement in 2015.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/27 9:18:24

China to introduce default judgment against corrupt fugitives

China plans to introduce default judgment in corruption-related criminal cases as authorities step up the fight against crooked officials who have fled overseas.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 8:44:14

China's top legislature in session, Criminal Procedure Law to be amended

China's top legislature began its bimonthly session on Wednesday, with amending the Criminal Procedure Law and several other pieces of legislation on the agenda.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 8:34:40

China mulls law to punish people who glorify WWII invasion

Chinese lawmakers on Wednesday submitted a draft law to the top legislature seeking to protect the reputation and honor of heroes and martyrs by severely punishing those who glorify invasions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 21:23:40

China plans to give 'people's assessors' bigger role in court

A second draft of a law on "people's assessors" was submitted to China's legislature for review on Wednesday, suggesting to grant assessors a bigger role in court.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 14:51:07

New internet laws to spotlight privacy

China will draft more laws and regulations governing the internet in order to safeguard national security and better protect the rights of its more than 700 million internet users in the country, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/20 22:28:40

Wrongly convicted man acquitted by northeast China court

The Jilin Provincial Higher People's Court on Friday overturned the conviction of Liu Zhonglin in a murder case more than 20 years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/20 16:34:40

Former deputy mayor of North China city sentenced to immediate death

A former deputy mayor of a North China city was sentenced to immediate death for accepting bribes worth 1.04 billion yuan ($166 million) by a court in Shanxi Province on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/28 20:08:40