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Nov 06, 2018 05:49 AM
POLITICS & LAW

Top Court Vows to Better Safeguard Private Enterprises

The private sector contributed half of the country’s tax revenue last year. Photo: VCG
The private sector contributed half of the country’s tax revenue last year. Photo: VCG

* The top court repeated its determination to ensure fair legal rights for private businesses and entrepreneurs

* Courts should stick to the principle of presumption of innocence and be cautious in ruling on economic disputes as crimes, top court says

China’s top court Monday promised greater legal protections for private businesses and property rights following the central government’s call to empower the private sector in a bid to shore up a cooling economy.

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