• Three get life sentences for stealing oil


    Three men were sentenced to life in prison for theft of refined oil worth 470 million yuan ($71 million), the largest case of theft in terms of value since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949.

  • Court supports woman's divorce


    The woman, surnamed Wang, asked for the divorce, claiming her husband, surnamed Liu, changed after their 2007 marriage and had "abnormal relations" with other women.

  • Two men sentenced to month of detention for exam cheating


    A court in Beijing on Thursday sentenced two men to one month in detention for cheating on graduate school entrance exams after China made it a criminal offense last year.

  • Broadcaster's only option is to obey court ruling


    With the advent of the knowledge economy, trademarks can add tremendous commercial value to any product, and thus trademarks are registered in the name of celebrities or popular shows.

  • Suspects tried in illegal banking case


    A group of suspects stood trial on Wednesday in Lanxi for alleged involvement in a major underground banking case.

  • Court conducts first trial via WeChat


    The Zhengzhou Intermediate People's Court has started conducting some cases on WeChat, China's most popular instant messaging app, in an effort to provide flexibility and convenience for judges and far-flung lawyers.

  • Feud within Chinachem family


    A Chinachem Group subsidiary filed a writ in the High Court against Chinachem Charitable Foundation Chairman Kung Yan-sum for embezzling the company's money to fund a legal battle over the control of the HK$83-billion legacy of late tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum.

  • Former deputy security minister gets 15 years in jail


    Li Dongsheng was charged with illegally accepting almost $3.5 million worth of assets and abusing power in positions he held between 1996 and 2013.