Court portal told to promote China’s judicial openness

Updated : 2015-12-18

China’s official court portal has been urged to adopt “Internet thinking” and make use of information technology and multimedia means to help promote the country’s judicial openness as well as build itself into an influential world-class website.

On June 5, Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court (SPC), China’s top court, paid a visit to Chinacourt.org in Beijing.

Zhou praised Chinacourt’s development and contributions in the past 12 years. He called on the portal to better meet the public’s diversified information needs and publicize China’s judicial policies and practices through enhanced services, enriched contents and improved interactive functions.

In the past year, Chinacourt’s effort in new-media applications has played an important role in promoting judicial openness and increasing transparency, Zhou said.

He asked the portal to seize opportunities brought by the mobile Internet and actively meet challenges in order to improve the SPC’s services on the Twitter-like Weibo, the social networ