China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Court, subordinate to the Shanghai Pudong New Area People’s Court, together with the intellectual property court of the Shanghai FTZ, established a branch in the Lin-gang Special Area on Oct 19.
Supreme People's Court (SPC) on Oct 17 asked courts at various levels to strictly observe China's policy of strictly controlling and prudently applying the death penalty.
The Supreme People’s Court held a ceremony marking the establishment of an international maritime judicial base in East China's Zhejiang province, the third of its kind, in the Ningbo Maritime Court on Oct 16.
China's top court issued a guideline on Wednesday to increase judicial protection and improve the quality of legal services in solving disputes related to the Xiong'an New Area.
On Monday the Yunnan High People's Court retried a high-profile case involving Sun Xiaoguo, who received the death penalty for multiple crimes but later had his sentence reduced to 20 years in prison due to the wrongful application of laws.
Haikou Maritime Court successfully settled a dispute over a loan contract worth up to 275 million yuan on Oct 8.
Two foreign-related civil and commercial tribunals and one intellectual property tribunal were set up in Hainan, China's southernmost island province,on Sept 26.
As of Sept 12, a total of 15,858 criminals have been pardoned by Chinese courts since the country implemented its latest special pardons in June.