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China: Court sentences man to five years imprisonment for selling endangered animals

China: Court sentences man to five years imprisonment for selling endangered animals

The man, who has been identified by his surname Wei, conducted his business on social media platforms and managed pet stores that sold animals including otters, boa constrictors and toucans since 2015, the people's court of Dongxing city said.

Chinese court sentences rights lawyer in secret trial

China sentenced a prominent human rights lawyer to a three-year suspended sentence Friday following a secret trial, raising concerns the country is moving to further reduce transparency in high-profile, politically sensitive cases.

 

China court jails 24 over USD 1.5 bn financial fraud

A court in southern China has jailed 24 people for fraudulently raising nearly 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) in one of the country`s biggest financial scams, the official Xinhua news agency said.

Drugmaker GSK says fined $490 mn in China graft probe

A Chinese court on Friday fined British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline 3 billion yuan (USD 490 million) following a nearly year-long bribery probe, the company said.

Apple defends use of iPad name in Chinese court

So far, iPads have been pulled from shelves in some Chinese cities but there has been no sign of action at the national level.