Former vice-governor of Guizhou province Wang Xiaoguang pleaded guilty of insider trading and taking bribes amounting to more than 200 million yuan ($28.9 million) during a trial in Chongqing.
New department will protect minors, both as victims and criminal offenders.
Making regulatory documents is an important function of administrative organs granted by law.
China will step up the protection of intellectual property rights by imposing tougher punishments for IPR infringement, according to the National Intellectual Property Administration (NIPA) Wednesday.
Local authorities across China are urged to take more measures to ensure safe driving of buses and strengthen guardrails on bridges to prevent accidents.
A fugitive who had been on the run in New Zealand for 11 years returned to China on Friday to face graft charges.
China's securities regulator have punished three individuals for illicit stock and securities trading.
Zhang Tianming, the mastermind behind a pyramid scheme involving more than 100 billion yuan ($14.5 billion), was sentenced to 17 years in prison and fined 100 million yuan at a court in Yongzhou, Hunan province, on Friday.