A campaign has been launched to improve judicial efficiency and fight courtroom corruption, said Judge Li Fan.
He said the courts faced a serious backlog of cases. Some judges were unable to close cases within their legal time limits.Friday, 5 June, 1998, 12:00am
Reforms of the judicial system would continue - to ensure law enforcement, a senior official said yesterday.
Openness of trials would be increased and cases where unjust sentences had been imposed would be investigated.24 Dec 1997 - 12:00am
China's top security and judicial officials are meeting in Chengde to map out their latest crime-fighting strategy.
The meeting marked the official start of the third wave of 'Strike Hard' anti-crime campaign and all leading cadres present vowed to push the movement to a new height.
It was attended by police, judges and prosectors from across the country.1 Jul 1996 - 12:00am
China's top law and order official yesterday pledged to push the 'Strike Hard' anti-crime campaign to a new height.
Ren Jianxin , head of the Central Commission of Political Science and Law of the Communist Party, said in Beijing that the campaign, started last month, would enter its second phase soon.18 May 1996 - 12:00am
The execution of court orders should be more diligently enforced, a top judge said yesterday.
Ren Jianxin , Secretary for the policy-setting Central Commission on Political and Legal Affairs and the president of the Supreme People's Court, made the call at yesterday's national conference on the carrying out of court verdict execution work.24 Apr 1996 - 12:00am
TOP judge Ren Jianxin will hail the use of heavy sentences in his annual address to the NPC today saying they are critical in keeping China safe and stable.
Congress members will be told that the Chinese Judiciary was kept busy last year handling a total of 4.54 million cases, a 14.92 per cent rise.12 Mar 1996 - 12:00am
CHINA'S top judge said yesterday there should be no letup in the hard line against criminals.
Judge Ren Jianxing said the 'iron-fist' approach should continue for the next 15 years.
He made the call at a law and order conference in Beijing, Xinhua (the New China News Agency) said.19 Dec 1995 - 12:00am
SENIOR officials have been harbouring and abetting offenders carrying out economic crimes, creating a major obstacle to the Government's nationwide anti-graft campaign, an official in charge of legal affairs said.7 Jun 1994 - 12:00am
A SENIOR security official has admitted that the law-and-order situation in many villages has reached crisis proportions with some corrupt cadres even sheltering criminals.28 Oct 1993 - 12:00am