• Restrictions spur defaulters into action


    Nearly a million individuals and companies blacklisted for ignoring civil court rulings, including paying fines, have resolved their cases in the face of travel and business restrictions, the top court said on Feb 14.

  • China deepens legal theory study, promoting rule of law


    The head of China's top court called for the application of legal theory to real-life situations and strengthening of research into legal theories at a symposium on Feb 14 in Beijing.

  • 'Public open day' showing fighting against defaulters


    The Supreme People's Court (SPC) of China initiated a "public open day" on Feb 14 in East China's Zhejiang province, detailing the progress of dealing with individuals and companies who ignore civil court rulings.

  • SPC head calls for better judgment enforcement


    The head of China's top court reiterated the goal to "break the judgment enforcement bottleneck in the next two to three years" and protect the legitimate rights and interests of the people at a symposium on Feb 13 in Beijing.

  • Conference to promote clean judiciary, fight corruption


    China's top court held a conference on Feb 9, promoting a clean and fair judiciary and the fight against corruption.

  • Airport bomber wanted attention


    The man who set off a bomb at Shanghai Pudong International Airport in June, slightly injuring four passengers, said during a court hearing on Feb 8 that he did so to draw public attention to people like him.

  • Committee set up to protect rights, interests of judges


    China's Judge Association has set up a new committee to protect the rights and interests of judges.

  • Judges to receive better protection


    China's top court issued a guideline on Feb 7 aimed at severely punishing those who disturb judicial work or take revenge on legal officers, after a grassroots judge was killed by one of his litigants at the end of last month.