China’s online gamers under the age of 18 are being limited to just three hours of playtime per week. Photo: AFP China’s online gamers under the age of 18 are being limited to just three hours of playtime per week. Photo: AFP
China’s online gamers under the age of 18 are being limited to just three hours of playtime per week. Photo: AFP
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China’s ‘nanny state’ push shows how far Beijing will go to get children behind national rejuvenation efforts

  • First Beijing set limits on homework and tutoring, now it is cracking down on the time teens spend playing videos games
  • But how can a country of 1.4 billion people do what’s right for everyone?

China’s online gamers under the age of 18 are being limited to just three hours of playtime per week. Photo: AFP China’s online gamers under the age of 18 are being limited to just three hours of playtime per week. Photo: AFP
China’s online gamers under the age of 18 are being limited to just three hours of playtime per week. Photo: AFP
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