CHINA LIMITS CHILDRENS ONLINE GAMING TIME TO 1 HOUR
Written by Lola Narawa on November 25, 2022
If there is something that children will sit down and spend hours on its video gaming.
Video games are one of the most addictive things to date and not just to children but grown adults too.
The Chinese government has taken it upon themselves to try and reduce the number of hours that children in China spend online gaming.
The National Press and Publication Administration told state-run news agency Xinhua that game-playing would be only allowed between 8pm to 9pm.
It also instructed gaming companies to prevent children playing outside these times.
Inspections of online gaming companies will also increase, to check that the time limits are being enforced the regulator said.
Earlier rules had limited children’s online game-playing to 90 minutes per day, rising to three hours on holidays.