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China & Hong Kong Legal Research Guide: News / Current Awareness / Blogs

Latest Chinese Legal News in English

Chinese Legal News from Global Legal Monitor (open access)

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Chinese Newspapers

China Core Newspapers Full-text Database (UniMelb staff & student access)

CCND selects academic articles from over 500 publicly issued newspapers published in mainland China since 2000. Updated daily. The database includes a Politics/Military/Law subject collection.  
For more Chinese newspapers, see the University's Chinese Studies Research Guide Newpapers tab.

Chinese Legal Blogs in English

Supreme People's Court Monitor - very useful blog. Email alerts are available so you are notified of new blog posts.

Chinese Law Prof Blog

China Law and Policy - China Law & Policy believes that an understanding of the development of the Chinese legal system is integral to an informed U.S. policy toward China.  In China, where the legal system is often indistinguishable from the political system, which laws are effectively implemented is not necessarily determined by an independent legal system, but instead reflects the political priorities of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.  U.S. policy needs to take this fact into consideration.

China Law Blog - China Law for Business - this blog discusses the practical aspects of Chinese law and how it impacts business there. It gives advice on what works and what does not and what business people can do to use the law to their advantage. The blog's aim is 'to assist businesses already in China or planning to go into China, not to break new ground in legal theory or policy'.

China Law Insight - from King & Wood Mallesons

China Blawg - this blog focuses on business, legal, tax, intellectual property and other China issues as it affects businesses and business people in China.

China Legal Blog