The country's 500,000-plus corruption investigators are being placed under stricter supervision after a regulation to standardize graft probes was adopted on Jan 8.
A former senior judge with the top court pleaded guilty on Tuesday, during a hearing in Tianjin, to taking more than 114 million yuan ($16.5 million) in bribes.
In a national press and publication work conference held in Beijing on Jan 3, the authorities agreed on the further revision of regulations on administration of films and on cutting down the whopping paycheck of stars to promote the healthy development of the film industry.
The State Council has released a plan to control occupational diseases from 2016 to 2020.
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.
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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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.
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.