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CPC punishes 1.343 mln grassroots officials in 5 years: watchdog

The Communist Party of China's (CPC) top disciplinary watchdog said Sunday around 1.343 million grassroots-level Party officials around the country had been punished between the time of the 18th CPC National Congress in 2012 and the end of June this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 14:57:41

China Law Society establishes research center for Party regulations

The Party Regulation Research Center of the China Law Society (CLS) has been established in Beijing, said the CLS Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 12:18:13

China's national anthem law takes effect

The anthem shall be sung at formal political gatherings, including the opening and closing of National People's Congress sessions, constitutional oath ceremonies, flag raising ceremonies, major celebrations, awards ceremonies, commemorations, national memorial day events, important diplomatic occasions, major sport events and other suitable occasions, according to the law.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/2 8:55:42

China's general provisions of Civil Law effective

China's general provisions of the Civil Law, the opening chapter of a civil code planned for full enactment in 2020, took effect Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/1 16:31:17

Chinese cyber police team up with search engine to crack down on rumors

Chinese cyber police and leading tech firm Baidu have launched an online service to control the spread of rumors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/28 13:44:28

Former senior provincial political advisor investigated for graft

Liu Shanqiao, former vice chairman of the People's Political Consultative Conference of central China's Hubei Province, is under investigation on suspicion of taking bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 14:20:56

Another "Red Notice" fugitive returns to China

A fugitive suspected of contract fraud returned to China Monday to turn himself in, according to the Communist Party of China's disciplinary authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 14:19:17

Chinese police in closer law enforcement cooperation with foreign peers

Police liaison officers stationed in Chinese embassies and consulates have helped arrest and return more than 1,000 criminal suspects back to China by 2016 year-end as part of a program to improve law enforcement cooperation with other countries, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 0:00:40

China puts 25 under prosecutorial investigation for deadly accident

Twenty-five suspects have been put under prosecutorial investigation following a deadly construction platform collapse last year in east China, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/22 13:54:26

"Red Notice" fugitive returns to China

A female fugitive wanted for graft under an Interpol red notice returned from the United States to China and turned herself in on Tuesday, said Shanghai police.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 8:21:46

124 arrested for fraud in northeast China

A total of 124 people in connection with more than 280 Internet and telecom fraud cases were apprehended in northeast China's Jilin Province, local police said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 13:46:46

HK's Lam slams 'independence' posters

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has denounced pro-independence posters which have surfaced in several Hong Kong universities, saying that the posters "have nothing to do with freedom of speech."
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 0:18:40

Xinjiang man jailed for 2 years for teaching family, friends about Koran on WeChat

A man in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region was sentenced to two years in prison after illegally teaching people about the Koran in a WeChat group, according to a verdict published on China Judgments Online run by China's Supreme People's Court.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 21:08:39

Taiwan resident Lee Ming-che pleads guilty to subversion

Taiwan resident Lee Ming-che pleaded guilty on Monday at a court in Hunan Province for subversion.
Source: | 2017/9/11 14:41:37

Victoria's Secret items destroyed by authorities

An employee of US lingerie brand Victoria's Secret has confirmed that a batch of underpants found to contain excessive quantities of formaldehyde has been destroyed, following news reports that the Shanghai authorities had seized substandard food and clothing including the company's garments.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 22:08:40

Taiwan resident tried for subversion in mainland

A Taiwan resident was tried on Monday in Central China's Hunan Province for "subverting State power."
Source: | 2017/9/11 11:39:04

Xi calls for more international judicial cooperation

The Chinese government attaches great importance to comprehensively advancing the rule of law and China is willing to have more judicial cooperation with other countries, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday in a letter to prosecutors meeting.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/11 11:15:50

Hundreds of tons of dead pigs unearthed in Zhejiang raising concerns about pollution

Environmental inspectors recently discovered hundreds of tons of dead pigs which were buried in a remote mountain by a local disposal company in Huzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province in 2013, after local residents complained that corps had severally polluted surrounding water and air.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/10 23:08:39