China's top court said on Friday it will further promote the country's courts at all levels to handle cases via online means as an effort to reduce trouble for the public.
A senior police officer has promised to give top priority in the months ahead to fighting criminal gangs and shadow banks, and going after the organizers and managers of online gambling activities.
A procuratorate in South China's Guangdong province has approved the arrest of a suspect believed to be responsible for a fire that killed 18 people and injured five others.
Two farmers in northern China were sentenced to prison for selling toxic leeks to farmers in Shouguang, Shandong province, and causing the deaths of about 120 goats, according to a verdict posted online.
Hangzhou is to bring ride-hailing apps like Didi and Shouqi under its urban transportation management system, meaning their drivers now need to meet the same standards as those in traditional taxi companies.
A second draft of a law on "people's assessors" was submitted to China's national legislature for review on April 25, suggesting that assessors be granted a bigger role in court.
Intellectual property thieves are resorting more to internet technology, including external servers and cloud platforms, to commit their crimes, which makes them harder to stop, a prosecutor at the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Wednesday.
The Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) will launch a nationwide campaign to improve human rights protection of detainees, the SPP said in a statement Thursday.