China's Supreme Court Mulls Crackdown on Terror Videos
   2014-06-05 09:05:00    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Zhangpeng

 

GLOBAL TIMES
 
China's supreme court mulls crackdown on terror videos

China's Supreme People's Court issued a statement to consider ways to halt the spread of violent terror videos and audio recordings.

The SPC urged courts at all levels to intensify the crackdown on terrorists and separatists.

The statement says subordinate courts in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, hit by series of bloody terrorist attacks, will get special instructions on dealing
with terror cases in a "harsh and quick" manner.

XINHUA

Religious figures condemn Xinjiang terrorism

A group of 54 senior religious figures in China's far-western Xinjiang have called for unity among ethnic groups to fight terrorism and religious extremism.

Mullah Jarulla Qurban, a senior member of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Islamic Association said at a meeting held on Wednesday in Urumqi that religious extremism is prohibited in Islam and terrorists will not go to heaven.

A deadly terrorist attack in Urumqi on May 22nd left 39 innocent people dead and 94 others injured.

THE BEIJING TIMES

Xinjiang anticipates first high-speed train

The trial run for the first high-speed railway in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region started on Tuesday, marking a countdown to formal operations by the end of the year and a confidence boost to the region.

Experts say the trial run included tests on dynamic response, rails, communications and aerodynamics, and all results were within safety limits.

THE BEIJING NEWS
 
Rich Chinese join lawsuit over Canada's millionaire migrant scheme

More than 1,300 rich mainland Chinese have joined a lawsuit against Canada's immigration authorities in an attempt to overturn Ottawa's decision to shut down its millionaire migrant scheme and terminate tens of thousands of applications.

Tim Leahy, the Toronto lawyer behind the Federal Court case is seeking C$5million in compensation for each applicant unless the government agrees to assess their cases.

The scheme's cancellation was announced in the Canadian federal budget on February 11.

BEIJING YOUTH DAILY

Government officials required to report their assets to get promotion

Shangxi province issued the announcement about the asset requirement.

It says officials should declare their family assets within twos days after they receive notification from the investigative group.

As a part of anti-corruption campaign, this announcement will be strictly implemented.

SHANGHAI DAILY

Cracks beneath high-speed rail 'not a concern'

Rail officials said on Wednesday cracks beneath an elevated section of the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway line in Minhang District are not a safety concern.

Nearby residents were alarmed by the appearance of cracks around supports holding up the bullet train link to the capital.

However, the authorities say there is no safety issue as the cracks have developed in waste concrete that was spread on the road surface.

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