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CPC expels former Shanghai chief procurator

Chen Xu, former Party chief and retired procurator-general of Shanghai Municipal People's Procuratorate, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) for multiple offenses including "superstitious activities" and graft.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 17:50:13

Mainland gay activists hail Taiwan same-sex marriage verdict

A top Taiwan court on Wednesday ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, the first region in Asia to announce such a ruling, encouraging Chinese mainland activists and experts who believe "it's only a matter of time" that it would soon be legalized across the mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/24 20:18:39

China shuts down 10 illegal live streaming apps, websites

The Ministry of Culture has shut down 10 online streaming apps and websites in a campaign against illegal online content.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 18:23:30

Businessman sentenced to life for swindling 800-mln-yuan

A prominent businessman in an east Chinese city was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for stealing over 800 million yuan (116.79 million US dollars) from private investors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:26:47

China brokerage punished for chaotic management discovered after scandal

Chinese securities regulator has announced sanctions against Sealand Securities after months of investigation into fake bond agreements.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/20 15:01:53

Chinese courts file more cases

The number of cases filed in Chinese courts from May 2015 to March 2017 hit 31 million, up 33.9 percent, said the Supreme People's Court (SPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/20 14:53:43

Former NE China official sentenced to 14 years for graft

Su Hongzhang, former senior official in northeast China's Liaoning Province, was sentenced to 14 years in prison by a court in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province on Friday for taking and offering bribes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/20 7:57:11

China handles 168,000 cases of financial crime in 2016

Chinese police closed 168,000 cases of financial crime and recovered 35.6 billion yuan (5.2 billion US dollars) last year, the Ministry of Public Security announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/16 7:56:30

China's top graft authority exposes official corruption

The top disciplinary arm of the Communist Party of China (CPC) named and shamed 88 officials in 71 corruption cases that directly undermined public interests Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/12 14:27:18

Chinese call for law on national anthem

Lawmakers are drafting a bill on the use of the national anthem, to ensure it is regarded as something sacrosanct that embodies the ideals it espouses.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/11 10:57:52

Former vice mayor stands trial for graft in east China

The former vice mayor of Anqing City in east China's Anhui Province stood trial Wednesday on charges of taking bribes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 17:50:15

Inmate recaptured after eight days at large in Yunnan

Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Wednesday recaptured an escaped convict, eight days after he had fled incarceration.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 14:32:46

Xie Yang released on bail after Hunan trial

Chinese lawyer Xie Yang, who was charged with inciting subversion, has left police custody on bail.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/10 14:29:47

Telecom fraudsters, blackmailers face up to 7 years in jail for selling personal info

China's top judicial organ announced on Tuesday that those found guilty of telecom fraud and blackmail would be sentenced to up to seven years in prison for illegally selling over 500 pieces of personal information.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/9 22:43:39

Chinese judicial rule specifies penalties for personal info encroachment

China's top court and procuratorate on Tuesday jointly issued a judicial interpretation, stipulating that those who illegally obtain, sell or provide 500 pieces of data related to personal credit or property information could face a prison term of up to seven years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/9 21:02:46

16 detained over south China drug manufacturing case

Sixteen suspects have been detained in a recent crackdown on drugs in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and neighboring Guangdong Province, local police said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/9 12:53:23

Yunnan police bust drug trafficking case

Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province have busted a drug-trafficking case, with three suspects detained, authorities said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 14:42:31

Beijing pledges zero tolerance to fake environmental data

Beijing's environment authorities on Friday vowed zero tolerance to falsification of environmental figures, after Net users complained that mist cannons, or the "magic smog cleaner," are used around the capital's air quality monitoring stations so that the data gathered will be more "satisfying."
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/5 23:28:39