A former senior official in Shanxi province pleaded guilty on Thursday to taking bribes worth 44.58 million yuan ($6.8 million).
A primary teacher has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for the sexual assault of several girls under his care.
A senior legislative official has been placed under investigation on suspicion of corruption, the country's top anti-graft authority announced on Friday ahead of the annual meeting of the 12th National People's Congress.
Two leaders of a gambling and prostitution ring have been sentenced to life in prison and another 85 others were given jail sentences after a nightclub - involving 300 million yuan ($45.8 million) of illicit money - was busted in Zhengzhou, Henan province.
IN APRIL 2014, more than 300 children in Dapu town, Central China's Hunan province, were reported to be ill due to lead poisoning, with the finger of blame pointed at local company Meilun Dye and Chemical Plant. Fifty-three families sued the plant, yet the local government "persuaded" most of them to withdraw the case; of the 13 that insisted, only two got a compensation of 26,372 yuan ($4,112), according to a recent ruling. Gmw.cn said on Monday:
A court in northeastern China has upheld a life sentence imposed on a former aide to disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai.
A court in Henan province confirmed on Thursday that it has accepted the case of a man asking for 21 million yuan ($3.2 million) in state compensation for time spent in improper detention.
A former senior legislator in corruption-plagued Shanxi province pleaded guilty in court on Wednesday after being accused of accepting bribes of more than 120 million yuan ($18.4 million).