• Three get life sentences for stealing oil

    2016-01-15

    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

    2016-01-15

    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

    2016-01-15

    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

    2016-01-14

    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

    2016-01-14

    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

    2016-01-13

    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

    2016-01-13

    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

    2016-01-12

    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.