Tony Chen

Marriage Law most familiar among women

From China Daily: Chinese know more about the Marriage Law than any other legal area, a survey released yesterday shows. Nearly 99 per cent said they were aware of the marriage law but knowledge about other laws affecting their daily lives was left wanting.For example, the survey showed that 19.8 per cent have no or […]

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China Plans to Enact New Bankruptcy Law

From VOICE OF AMERICA: After 10 years of debate, China is close to enacting a bankruptcy law, a measure intended to raise investor confidence. But it could also be the long-awaited key to unlocking the debt problem burdening China’s banks. The National People’s Congress is expected to take up the bill at its session beginning […]

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CHINA: Authorities suspend license of lawyer for jailed journalists

From Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ): New York, March 1, 2005 – Authorities in Shanghai have suspended the law license of Guo Guoting, defense attorney for three jailed journalists as well as a number of other dissidents and members of the Falun Gong religious sect. The suspension throws into question the defense of imprisoned writers […]

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