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Top graft-buster calls for checking supervisory power with regulations

2016-12-08

China's top graft-buster Wang Qishan has stressed that discipline inspection agencies should have their power to supervise and exercise discipline restricted through regulations.

Tears flowed when court read not guilty verdict

2016-12-03

I have witnessed many court rulings announced in my past six years of reporting on law. But this time I could clearly hear my heart beating fast as this high-profile case has been part of my career.

Executed man found not guilty

2016-12-03

Justice finally came, though it was 21 years too late.

Courts order retrials to guard rights

2016-11-30

Courts across the country will retry controversial cases that might involve improper expropriation of land and houses in an effort to better protect property rights, the top court said on Tuesday.

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LEGISTLATIVE UPDATES

China's Charity Law to take effect

2016-08-31

The Charity Law, passed by national lawmakers in March this year, will take effect on Sept 1 in a move to ease restrictions on the fundraising and operational activities of charity groups.

New legislation outlaws domestic abuse

2016-03-01

The new law challenges traditional notions about family values as domestic violence has long been regarded as a private matter in China.

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National Legal Awareness Day

China marks 70th anniversary of victory in War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression

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Types of visa

Based on purposes for visa, Chinese visas include diplomatic visa, service visa, courtesy visa, and ordinary visa.

Diplomatic and service visas shall be issued to foreigners who enter China for diplomatic or service purposes; and courtesy visas shall be issued to foreigners who merit courteous treatment for their special identities.

Application for visa

The embassies and consulates of the People's Republic of China or other institutions stationed overseas as authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall be responsible for issuing entry visas to foreigners overseas.