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No major changes to Constitution: CPC leaders

Senior leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Friday agreed that the proposal to amend the country's Constitution should only include "changes to part of it, not a large scale revision."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 17:09:09

China to improve big data-based study on taxation law

Chinese scholars have been advised to make full use of judicial big data to improve the study of taxation law, according to Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 7:36:19

China regulates on deep sea samples and data

China will manage deep sea samples and data to promote communication, cooperation and sharing of deep sea science, according to a regulation issued by the State Oceanic Administration (SOA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 7:31:42

China closes 6,000 websites, WeChat accounts due to erotic content

The Chinese government closed more than 6,000 websites and WeChat accounts containing erotic and indecent content in 2017, said an annual government report Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 14:37:25

Chinese courts livestream more than 560,000 trials

Chinese courts have livestreamed more than 560,000 trials as of December 31, 2017, according to the Supreme People's Court (SPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 14:21:39

14 arrested in cross-border drug ring bust

Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province destroyed a cross-border drug trafficking network, arresting 14 suspects and seizing over 130 kg of methamphetamine.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 13:43:21

China punishes officials over poverty-relief violations

China has punished several senior officials in the city of Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, over poverty-relief violations, the top discipline inspection agency of the Communist Party of China (CPC) announced Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 6:57:28

China ivory ban bites online

China began to ban sales of ivory and ivory products from Sunday in a move that Chinese internet users hailed on social media with the slogan "no sales, no killings."
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/31 22:10:34

Beginning of the end: ivory trade finished in China

The doors to the ivory trade in China close on Dec. 31, 2017, and the world starts 2018 a step closer to a land free of the slaughter of endangered animals.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/31 17:18:23

Alcohol banned in China's procuratorial organs

China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) on Friday issued a revised prohibition order, demanding procuratorial organs on all levels to ban alcohol from official affairs.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/30 10:23:04

Draft law protecting heroes, martyrs released for public opinion

The draft law on the protection of the reputation and honor of China's heroes and martyrs was released online for public opinion on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/30 10:10:23

Top legislator plans to list Antarctic law

China's top legislature has listed the country's first Antarctic law into its legislation plan, a move that Chinese experts said will help protect China's future Antarctic development and interests amid an increasing amount of Chinese tourists heading to the area.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 23:28:39

China introduces third-party evaluation in legislation

China's top legislature on Thursday released two regulations on the use of consultation and third-party evaluation in law-making.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 22:04:04

Revised Law on Farmers' Specialized Cooperatives to vitalize countryside

China's top legislature on Wednesday adopted a revision to the Law on Farmers' Specialized Cooperatives.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 7:16:36

Chinese lawyers work to safeguard rights of survivors in Nanjing Massacre

A league of lawyers has been set up to safeguard rights of survivors of the Nanjing Massacre and promote civil litigation, according to the Memorial Hall for the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/27 22:27:38

China's top legislature confirms termination of Zhang Yang's lawmaker qualification

China's top legislature on Wednesday confirmed that the qualification of Zhang Yang, a former member of the Communist Party of China Central Military Commission (CMC), for deputy to the National People's Congress (NPC) has been terminated.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/27 20:36:33

Senior lawmakers review draft laws, resolutions

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) held a chairpersons' meeting Tuesday afternoon to review draft laws and resolutions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/27 7:46:19

Shenzhen sets up finance, IP protection courts

Southern Chinese city of Shenzhen Tuesday set up a financial court and an intellectual property (IP) court.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/27 7:37:45