China increasing transparency on nuclear safety

Date of Release: 
Aug 7 2014

China will become more transparent in monitoring nuclear power plants in response to rising public awareness of nuclear safety, an environmental official said here on Thursday.

Starting this year, all of China's nuclear power plants will have their environmental impact assessment reports and safety analysis reports published online, said Zhao Yongkang, deputy director of the nuclear and radiation safety division under the Ministry of Environmental Protection.


45,000 trials broadcast live last year, says China's chief justice

Date of Release: 
Mar 11 2014

China broadcast 45,000 trials live last year, including high-profile ones like disgraced politician Bo Xilai's, its chief justice has said, as Beijing intensifies efforts to boost transparency in the judicial process to shore up its legitimacy.

Giving his first annual report as chief justice on the Supreme People's Court's (SPC) work in the past year, at the tail end of the National People's Congress meeting yesterday, judge Zhou Qiang said deepening judicial reform by improving transparency will be a key task this year.

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