Category «Law»

Chinese officials rebuke journal organ donation data accusation WHO expert backs China’s data, shrugs off scholars’ ‘opinion’

Huang Jiefu, head of the China National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee, speaks at the Symposium on Development of Organ Donation and Transplantation held in Kunming, capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Saturday. Photo: Courtesy of the organizer China’s leading organ transplant scholar rebuked a report published in a peer-reviewed medical journal criticizing China’s …

Huawei steps up legal battle Huawei still insists on ‘open attitude, embrace globalization’

Song Liuping, chief legal officer of Huawei, speaks at a press conference at the company’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China, on Thursday. Huawei has filed a lawsuit challenging a recent US Federal Communications Commission. Photo: VCG Amid legal disputes and an escalated crackdown by Washington, Huawei has not stopped moving forward to defend its rights, a …

Observers hail successful China AIDS treatment mode Surge in HIV infection rates among teens, elderly prompts call for greater awareness

University volunteers from Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province attach ribbons to a billboard to mark World AIDS Day, which falls on December 1 every year. Photo: VCG The “Chinese pattern” of treatment has helped reduce the mortality rate among Chinese AIDS patients in recent years and proved one of the world’s most effective and cheapest …

Zhejiang suspects arrested for running gambling app for the blind

Photo: VCG A criminal gang was nabbed by the police in East China’s Zhejiang Province for running  a gambling app for visually-impaired people. The app, “Xiangni Entertainment,” made 9 million yuan ($1.3 million) in eight months, according to the Binjiang district public security bureau in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, The Beijing News reported on Sunday. The police …

Guangdong may entitle teachers to punish students with standing and running Guangdong adjusts school punishments

Primary school students in Handan, North China’s Hebei Province hold smiley cards to celebrate World Smile Day, which falls on May 8 every year. Photo: IC Is standing in the corner or being forced to run a lap counted as a corporal punishment in schools? South China’s Guangdong Province may entitle their teachers to punish …

Revised law opens door to cheap Indian generic medicine

Cheap generic drugs from India are attracting lower income Chinese patients. Photo: IC Legal foreign drugs, including generic drugs from India, will not be treated as fake medicines in China based on a revised drug administration law that will take effect on December 1.  China’s top legislature, the Standing Committee of National People’s Congress, passed …