• China adopts national anthem law

    2017-09-01

    BEIJING, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature on Friday passed a national anthem law to ensure appropriate use of the song.

  • Senior lawmakers review draft laws, resolutions

    2017-08-31

    BEIJING, Aug. 31 -- The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) held a chairpersons' meeting Thursday afternoon to review draft laws and resolutions.

  • IPR courts concluded 33,000 cases in three years

    2017-08-30

    BEIJING, Aug. 29 -- Three intellectual property rights (IPR) courts have concluded the proceedings over 33,000 cases in the past three years, according to a report submitted to the top legislature Tuesday.

  • To ease load, more IP courts planned

    2017-08-30

    China's top court has decided to set up more courts to hear intellectual property cases and deal with the increasing number of such disputes, which could help improve technology innovation.

  • 'Urgent and necessary' court reforms suggested

    2017-08-29

    A series of judicial reforms, including the further establishment of intellectual property courts and orders preventing interference in cases by governmental departments, have been added to a draft amendment.

  • Report: Tougher copyright protection needed

    2017-08-29

    China's top legislature called upon governments at all levels on August 28 to strengthen copyright protection by creating an information-sharing system for administrations and judicial authorities, along with a blacklist of violators.

  • China asks lawyers to assist all criminal suspects, defendants

    2017-08-28

    BEIJING, Aug. 28 -- Chinese authorities have asked lawyers to provide legal assistance to all suspects and defendants of criminal cases throughout the judicial process.

  • Chinese lawmakers review draft law on tobacco leaf tax

    2017-08-28

    BEIJING, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese lawmakers began the review of a draft law on a tobacco leaf tax Monday, the law will replace a regulation that has been in place since 2006.