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3,000 TEACHERS WITH FAKE DEGREES RESIGN IN BIHAR

Fearing government action over possession of fake educational degrees, as many as 3,000 primary teachers have resigned from service in Bihar. Read more


CHINA PRIVACY

There is no unified privacy and data protection law in China, but the legal regime mainly comprises: the Cybersecurity Law (CSL); the National Security Law; the Anti-Terrorism Law; and more. China is drafting a unified Personal Information Protection Law and Data Security Law, both of which are expected to be issued within a few years. […]


3,000 TEACHERS WITH FAKE DEGREES RESIGN IN BIHAR

Fearing government action over possession of fake educational degrees, as many as 3,000 primary teachers have resigned from service in Bihar. Read more


DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY IN CHINA

Jincheng Tongda & Neal provide a well-rounded guide to the law and practice surrounding personal data protection and privacy in China, covering the regulatory framework, enforcement, key requirements, and individual rights.   Read more


How to Get a Criminal Background Check in China

The intention of obtaining a criminal record check in China is to ensure that all foreigners living and working in the country have complied with laws in their country of origin and will likely keep a clean criminal record while in China. The process involves several steps, including ordering the criminal report through a local, […]


CHINESE GOVERNMENT FORBIDS EMPLOYERS FROM ASKING ABOUT CHILDBEARING OR MARITAL STATUS

The Chinese government has outlined plans to enforce current laws against gender discrimination in the workplace. The notice’s focus is to better define what constitutes “gender discrimination” in employment practices, a practice that is technically enshrined in the Chinese constitution, but is vaguely defined and poorly enforced. Specifically, the notice forbids employers and recruiters from […]


CHINA PROPOSES STRICT DATA PROTECTION AMENDMENTS

The Chinese government has released a set of proposed amendments to the country’s data protection standards that would introduce stricter obligations if passed. The amendments are wide ranging, but observers say that the most significant changes relate to stricter consent requirements and grounds for processing. One of the main aims of the amendment is to […]


CHINAS NEW DATA PROTECTION STANDARD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Chinas new National Standards on Information Security Technology Personal Information Security Specification GB/T 35273-2017, has been released. Some of the highlights of the new PI Specification are clarification of key definitions and typical examples of key terms; how explicit consent is required for the collection of sensitive personal information or use of personal information for […]


CHINA RELEASES NATIONAL STANDARD ON PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURITY

The Standardization Administration of China has published the Information Security Technology Personal Information Security Specification that goes into effect on May 1, 2018. The Specification is voluntary and establishes benchmarks for the processing of personal information by entities and organizations. It constitutes a best practice guide for the collection, retention, use, sharing and transfer of […]


BLACKLIST INTRODUCED FOR OPERATING BUSINESS IN CHINA WITHOUT LICENSE

Foreign companies intending to hire workers and operate in China without registering a legal entity may be put on a blacklist that is being set up by the Chinese government. This could also apply to companies that have set up an entity in one location but have personnel operating in another location in China. The […]




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