China has tightened oversight of online content, concerned about the spread of politically “harmful” information in recent years. Photo: Reuters

China orders crackdown on domestic online financial information providers to keep ‘economic order’

  • Cyberspace Administration of China issues new rules from February 1 to prohibit providers from distorting macro policies and fabricating news
  • Move comes as mainland tightens grip on the internet amid a slowing economy, but foreign wire services are not included
Topic |   China economy

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China has tightened oversight of online content, concerned about the spread of politically “harmful” information in recent years. Photo: Reuters
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