• Chinese hoverboard maker sued over patent infringement


    A patent infringement case over a hoverboard has been thrown into the spotlight following a US federal marshals raid on a Chinese company's booth at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Jan 7.

  • Chinese students in US to be jailed for torturing peer


    The defendants were accused of abducting and torturing a fellow female Chinese student in an affluent community in Los Angeles in March.

  • Lead-water JR bid tossed out


    The High Court has rejected a bid for a judicial review (JR) into suspect plumbing works at one public housing estate of 11 embroiled in the city's lead in drinking water fiasco.

  • OSI Group trial comes to end in Shanghai


    A Shanghai court has concluded the trial of OSI Group LLC, the United States meat supplier that got ditched by Yum Brands Inc in China for allegedly selling out-of-date products, according to a court official.

  • Malaysian sentenced to prison in Cartier shop watch theft


    A Malaysian man convicted of stealing watches from a Cartier shop on Wanfujing Street was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday and fined 24,000 yuan ($3,692), the Beijing No 2 People's Intermediate Court reported.

  • Prenuptials vital for marriages: experts


    In recent years, Chinese courts have handled a growing number of cases involving foreigners in family disputes, specifically in matters over children and property. According to the Supreme People's Court, there is a growing awareness of foreign laws in cases in which a Chinese citizen and resident marries a foreigner.