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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

Anbang boss accused of defrauding billions at trial

A Chinese court accused Wu Xiaohui, the former head of Anbang Insurance Group, of defrauding more than $10 billion as it opened his fraud trial one month after authorities seized control of the conglomerate.
Source: Global Times - Agencies | 2018/3/28 23:41:16

Draft rules issued on consular protection to help Chinese abroad

China's new draft regulation on consular protection and assistance released Monday should stop abuses of State assistance and wipe out foreign countries' concerns toward China, according to Chinese analysts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 23:08:42

Shanxi police extradite Fox Hunt suspect from Tajikistan

A suspect has been returned to China from Tajikistan as a campaign to capture fugitives suspected of economic crime continues, police in Shanxi Province said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua - Global Times | 2018/3/25 23:13:41

'Sky Net' tech fast enough to scan Chinese population in one second: report

A facial recognition system, which can scan China's population in a second, is being used in 16 Chinese cities and provinces to help police crack down on criminals and improve security.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 23:13:39

Watchdog bans online content that spoofs, demeans classics

China's broadcast watchdog released a notice on Thursday to ban websites spoofing and demeaning classics to further regulate online broadcasts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 23:28:40

Tibetan temples conduct exams on Constitution, rules

Temples in Tibet tested monks on their knowledge of Chinese laws to make Buddhists more aware of the laws.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 21:08:39

Supervision law gives legal teeth to China's graft-busting agency

The Supervision Law was adopted by China's national legislature Tuesday, legalizing a more sophisticated and efficient anti-graft network.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/21 7:53:25

Lawmaker proposes lawyers for Chinese sports teams

A top Chinese lawmaker proposed that lawyers accompany Chinese sports teams at international events and manage their appeals and arbitration.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/19 22:28:40

China imposes anti-dumping duties on methyl isobutyl ketone imports

The Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Monday that it will impose anti-dumping duties on imports of methyl isobutyl ketone from the Republic of Korea (ROK), Japan, and South Africa.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/19 17:55:43