BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- China's general provisions of the Civil Law, the opening chapter of a civil code planned for full enactment in 2020, took effect.
Hebei province has suspended dozens of polluting companies that violated environmental protection rules, and will continue inspections in coming months to improve air quality.
China's top court called on countries and regions along the routes of China's Belt and Road Initiative on Tuesday to increase judicial cooperation and improve the quality of foreign-related hearings by setting up legal research bases and information centers.
A base for training judges from China and Central and Western Asia countries was unveiled in Gansu province on Tuesday.
China's highest court vowed on Tuesday to increase judicial cooperation with countries and regions involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.
The State Council on Wednesday issued a guideline to better protect cultural relics in China.
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.
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.