China has issued a guideline to improve its mediation teams nationwide, asking for more professional training and strict management of mediators.
China has 2,547 local law societies at the county level, covering more than 90 percent of the country's county-level areas, according to the China Law Society (CLS).
Seven people have been detained in Beijing for allegedly setting up a fake logistics business to swindle customers.
Police in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, are using a big data system to capture criminals.
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.