Forty people accused of telecom fraud pleaded guilty when Beijing Haidian District People's Court publicly heard the case on Wednesday.
The detention of a doctor who was accused of damaging the reputation of a health liquor maker in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region has aroused heated debate, with the public calling for severe punishments for those who mislead consumers about health-related products.
China's courts have been ordered to strictly punish those who steal, destroy, smuggle and illegally purchase cultural relics.
A court in northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region on Monday sentenced 65 people for telecom fraud.
Three former minister-level officials have been charged with bribery, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Monday.
A doctor accused of damaging the reputation of a pharmaceutical company through false information was released on bail on Tuesday, and the case was sent back to public security authorities for further investigation.
Prosecutors in Guangdong province have vowed to crack down even harder against the illegal importation of trash this year in order to better protect the environment, according to Procuratorate Daily.
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism tightened its crackdown on illegal online games, live-streaming apps and websites hosting illegal performances, it said Tuesday.