• Ningbo Maritime Court hailed for efficient resolution of maritime dispute


    Ningbo Maritime Court, a specialized court for hearing first-instance maritime disputes in East China's Zhejiang province, has successfully handled a case of international maritime dispute, which involved the collision of two foreign vessels in the Strait of the Malacca.

  • Nation advances in protection of tech-related IP


    More foreign enterprises have chosen Chinese courts to settle their patent and technology-related disputes, due to the equal protection offered to them in the handling of such cases, said an official with the Supreme People's Court (SPC).

  • 'Luxury ban' prompts repayment a decade after ruling was made


    After being refused permission to buy tickets for flights, a travel agency executive agreed to repay a debt of 200,000 yuan ($29,600) to an ex-girlfriend this month, about 10 years after he had been ordered to do so by a Beijing court.

  • Dutch collector ordered to return Buddha statue


    A Dutch collector who says he bought the Zhang Gong Patriarch — an ancient Buddha statue containing the mummified remains of a famous monk — has been ordered to return the stolen relic to its original owners, two villages in Fujian province.

  • Man sentenced to death for murder of ex-girlfriend


    A court in Yunnan province has sentenced a man to death for deceiving and instructing two people to murder his former girlfriend, it was announced on Thursday.

  • Man gets 18 months in prison for indecent acts against Alibaba employee


    A man was sentenced to 18 months in prison by a court in Shandong province on Wednesday after he was convicted of committing indecent assaults against a female employee of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba.