Shanghai is testing the waters of family law proceedings as it moves to protect the rights and interests of children.
A suspect has been detained in connection with Sunday's deadly explosion in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, according to the social media account of the Ningbo police on Tuesday.
The State Council, China's cabinet, has dispatched a team of inspectors to check on teacher ethics and work styles across the country, in an effort to prevent child abuse in kindergartens.
Shenzhen Customs announced on Wednesday that it cracked a case of 11.9 tons of pangolin scales smuggled from Africa, the largest volume in any single case found by the country's customs.
Every kindergarten in Beijing will be staffed with an educational inspector to oversight their operation, local authority said on Sunday night.
Police and education authorities in Beijing are probing a child abuse case at the Xintiandi branch of RYB Education Kindergarten, a well-known chain of preschools.
The All China Lawyers Association has pledged to strengthen information sharing and joint investigations with the judicial authorities to prevent infringements of lawyers' rights.
Seven people have been detained in an operation to break up two underground banks worth more than 20 billion yuan ($3.08 billion) in Guangdong province.