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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

Lawyer Xie Yang freed from criminal punishment despite guilty verdict for subversion

Lawyer Xie Yang was exempted from receiving criminal punishment by a court in Central China's Hunan Province on Tuesday despite being found guilty of inciting subversion.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/26 22:38:40

China's top legislature records 889 normative documents for review in 2017

China's top legislature received and put on records 889 normative documents for review this year, according to a government report.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/24 17:34:36

Draft law highlights international cooperation in hunting corrupt fugitives

China's top legislature on Friday heard a draft law on international criminal judicial assistance, which will promote international cooperation in hunting fugitives and recovering assets.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 23:17:35

China mulls draft law on basic medical and health care

Chinese lawmakers are considering a draft law on basic medical and health care.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 17:43:29

Chinese courts handle over 225,000 administrative cases in 2016

Chinese courts handled 225,485 administrative cases in the first instance in 2016, a record high.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/21 15:53:03

Chinese top legislator meets speaker of Morocco's House of Advisors

Chinese top legislator Zhang Dejiang met with Hakim Benchamach, speaker of Morocco's House of Advisors, the upper house of the Moroccan parliament, on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/20 18:52:24

Chinese courts seek coordinated work in family, juvenile trials

Chinese courts have been told to take coordinated efforts to improve their work on trials of family affairs and juvenile delinquents.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/18 15:17:12

White paper hails "remarkable progress" in human rights protection

A white paper issued by China's State Council Information Office on Friday lauded "remarkable progress" in the law-based protection of human rights over the past five years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 11:59:02

China works to raise public awareness for human rights protection: white paper

China has endeavored to raise public awareness of the rule of law and comprehensively govern the country by the rule of law, said a white paper issued by China's State Council Information Office on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 10:38:45

China promotes law-based administration: white paper

A white paper issued by China's State Council Information Office on Friday said the country has promoted law-based administration to protect the people's legitimate rights and interests.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 10:37:33

China fights resolutely against corruption to guarantee people's interests: white paper

China has fought resolutely against corruption in order to guarantee people's interests, said a white paper issued by China's State Council Information Office Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 10:35:26