A total of 15 short video sharing apps had been removed from app stores for spreading illegal content, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said Friday.
Legal experts are encouraging people to speak out and call police in a timely manner in cases of sexual assault or harassment, after news of several such cases burned through Chinese social media.
Environmental activist Feng Yongfeng has become the second high-profile charity chief to confess publicly this week to sexually assaulting women.
The State Drug Administration launched an investigation of Changchun Changsheng Bio-tech Co, which was found fudging production records for freeze-dried rabies vaccines for human use. Those suspected of violating relative laws will be transferred to public security departments.
Police across Guangdong province have detained 6,020 suspected telephone fraudsters after cracking 10,230 cases involving telephone fraud and related online crime in the first six months of the year.
Jiang Xiyun, former president of national commercial lender Hengfeng Bank, went on trial in Shandong province from Tuesday to Friday for alleged crimes including corruption and accepting bribes.
A suspected drug trafficker who escaped court during a trial in Nantong, Jiangsu province, last month was captured in Huaihua, Hunan province, on Thursday morning, Nantong police said.
A resident who had his name cleared after serving 19 years in prison, applied to a court in Jiangxi province for 41.4 million yuan ($6.1 million) in state compensation for his wrongful detention and conviction.