• China releases judicial interpretation of general provisions of Civil Code


    China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) has released a judicial interpretation of the general provisions of the Civil Code as guidance for people's courts to handle related cases.

  • SPC, Macao sign assistance pact on arbitration preservation


    The Supreme People's Court (SPC) signed a pact with the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) on mutual assistance in preservation measures to aid arbitration proceedings on Feb 25.

  • Courts nationwide open to public review


    The Supreme People's Court (SPC) recently launched a review platform for litigation services, a move to further improve people’s satisfaction and to modernize the one-stop litigation system and capacity.

  • SPC releases new typical cases promoting core socialist values


    The Supreme People's Court (SPC) on Feb 23 published a series of typical civil cases that embodied core socialist values.

  • Work review on judicial support for FTZ development


    As the pioneers of the country's reform and opening-up, pilot free trade zones (FTZs) are windows for developing a new system for an open economy. Since the launch of the China (Shanghai) pilot FTZ on Sept 29, 2013, China has established 21 pilot FTZs covering 70 sections and advanced opening-up in a comprehensive and gradual manner.

  • SPC launches online petitioning platform


    The Supreme People's Court (SPC) recently launched an online petitioning platform, a key measure among its efforts to establish a new model of full-process online petitioning. This model is expected to enhance the quality and efficiency of the courts' work in handling petitions lodged by the public.

  • SPC aims to improve one-stop service mechanism


    Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court (SPC), emphasized reinforcing the progress that has been made in building the one-stop diversified dispute resolution and litigation service system and striving to meet the people's need for justice.

  • Law enforcement officials to serve as school vice-principals


    Every primary and secondary school in China should have at least one part-time vice-principal from law enforcement authorities who can take charge of law-related affairs and better protect children, a new guideline said on Feb 17.