Campaigners say the old law indulged sexual predators by offering more lenient sentencing.
A top financial journalist is blamed for fueling the sell-off with a 'fake report' on the market.
The executives head the online version of the People's Daily, official newspaper of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
Official media say some had hoped to join radical groups, but rights activists say Uyghurs flee daily persecution.
Storage company Ruihai Logistics illegally obtained safety clearances while officials turned a blind eye, police say.
The student leaders of last year's pro-democracy movement say the charges are politically motivated.
Churches are also being targeted for financial audits amid a widespread civil disobedience campaign by the region's Christians.
Gong Yujian faults "poor communications" as Taiwan body says it never received asylum papers from the activist.
Hundreds of PLA veterans are detained ahead of the anniversary celebration, which will be attended by 30 heads of state.
Authorities in the northern city of Tianjin refuse to confirm the whereabouts of Bao Longjun or his wife and fellow rights lawyer Wang Yu.
Residents of Tianjin say they want compenation for homes damaged in the warehouse blasts earlier this month.
The country's central bank didn't intervene to prop up shares over the weekend, as expected.
Companies and individuals could face large fines and jail terms amid allegations they took money to write 'positive' reports or to suppress 'negative' ones.
His defense attorney says the basis for the move was questionable.
The latest to be sent home from the airport had defended one of the five feminists detained ahead of International Women's Day.
Former state prosecutor and dissident author Shen Liangqing is handed a nine-day administrative sentence.
Some are hackers, while activists say others may be people who expressed peaceful dissent or acted as citizen journalists online.
Residents say they are staying home, as high levels of cyanide are found in water near the site of last week's explosion.
Two websites focusing on citizen journalism about rights activists and anti-graft campaigners run into problems.
Students, out-of-town visitors and anyone with a complaint will be barred from the Chinese capital ahead of the military display.
Tight online controls and police detentions target anyone caught 'spreading rumors' about the disaster.
Officials say sodium cyanide has been detected at the disaster site after residents reported a 'bitter smell' to RFA.
The country's media has been warned to stick to official scripts on the disaster, while social media posts from the scene are being deleted.
State department officials also call for charges against feminist five to be dropped.
Liu Xiaobo won't be allowed to reapply for a sentence reduction for another three years.
Residents said they felt the explosions 'like an earthquake,' and that medical services are scrambling to treat a flood of injured people.
Activists say previous talks between Washington and Beijing have had no impact on rights violations under the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
Meanwhile, the country's central bank says it will crack down on illegal capital flows.
A second recently released activist describes torture and 'inhuman' treatment in prison.
China's culture ministry publishes a list of 120 songs deemed too explicit or violent to be aired in public.