IMPROVE PUBLIC POLITICAL AND LEGAL SERVICES
Providing better public services and protecting public interests are other key topics concerning the country's political and legal officials.
The procurator-general said that in 2018 prosecutors nationwide will improve their work on public interests litigation, especially on environmental protection, and food and drug safety.
According to the amendments to the Civil Procedure Law and the Administrative Procedure Law, prosecutors are now empowered to file litigation as plaintiffs against any act that compromises public rights and interests.
The Ministry of Justice promised to expand legal aid services to rural areas and staff every village with at least one legal assistant by the end of 2018.
At the conference of the State Bureau for Letters and Calls, the office pledged to further improve the country's online petitioning system in 2018 to ensure better services and more transparency for government organs.