A man who stabbed to death his high school classmate, who was a postgraduate at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, in Beijing about a year ago was sentenced to death on Friday.
A court in Central China's Henan province on Aug 19 upheld the 18-month imprisonment sentence of Chang Renyao for attacking his former middle school teacher.
The Second Intermediate People's Court of Hainan province recently heard a case on the smuggling of foreign solid waste, according to a report from Xinhua News Agency on Aug 17.
Zhao Zhihong, a convict of multiple murders, was executed in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region on July 30 morning, said the Supreme People's Court (SPC).
Nur Bekri, former head of the National Energy Administration, pleaded guilty to the charge of taking bribes in an open trial on July 25 at the Shenyang Intermediate People's Court in Liaoning province.
A man who raped three girls was executed on July 24, the top court said.
Pu Bo, former vice-governor of Guizhou province, was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Nanjing Intermediate People's Court in Jiangsu province on July 17 for taking bribes of more than 71.2 million yuan ($10.6 million).
Zhang Koukou, who killed three neighbors in revenge for his mother's death, was executed by a court in Hanzhong, Shaanxi province, after China's top court approved his death penalty.