Schools across China ordered their pupils to sit down in front of the television at 8pm on Saturday night, only for them to be subjected to a lengthy series of commercials.

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Mainland children had to sit through lengthy commercials to watch a compulsory CCTV learning programme. Unsurprisingly, this became a flashpoint for criticism

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Schools across China ordered their pupils to sit down in front of the television at 8pm on Saturday night, only for them to be subjected to a lengthy series of commercials.
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