A killer-turned-writer who was responsible for the deaths of four people 23 years ago was sentenced to death by a Zhejiang court on Monday.
"I hate drugs because they ruined my family life and deprived me of my health and freedom," said Yang Mouxin, who is looking forward to being discharged from a drug rehabilitation center and reuniting with his family.
An international arbitration court was launched on Sunday in the southern-most island province of Hainan.
Legal aid services across China handled 645,000 cases in the first half of the year, helping about 708,000 people, according to the Ministry of Justice.
Vaccines produced by one of the drug companies embroiled in the recent vaccine scandal might be available as a supplement for children who had previously taken substandard doses, since production has resumed, authorities said.
Equipment failure caused the production of substandard vaccine by Wuhan Institute of Biological Products Co, the Hubei province Food and Drug Administration revealed on Friday.
A video showing a man being beaten by a crowd on a street has been winning fans on social media since Thursday.
An appeal of a high-profile case, in which the defendants were imprisoned for rape, forced prostitution and whoring with a girl, was rejected by Heilongjiang Provincial High People's Court on Friday after a five-month review and investigation.