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Studio interview: Why no film rating system now?

08-20-2010 09:06 BJT

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Background: Film rating system remains unlikely

The question of introducing a film rating system in China has been a long-running issue. Officials say the possibility remains unlikely at the moment. This was the message at Thursday's press conference on cultural development. Full Story>>

For more analysis on this issue, we're joined in the studio by our Current Affairs Commentator, Gregory Yingnien Tsang.

Why no film rating system now?

1: Good evening, Mr. Tsang. What's your opinion on the introduction of a film rating system? And what do you make of the hesitation by authorities to introduce such a system right now?

Pursuit of profit not priority

2: A number of vulgar books and TV programs have recently appeared in the mainland. Some say this is the outcome of cultural system reforms. What's your view on this situation?

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source:

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