Yearender: Culture prohibitions in 2014

Updated: 2014-12-23 09:21


Yearender: Culture prohibitions in 2014

Clockwise from top: Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan, Taiwan actor Kai Ko, actor Gao Hu, actor Zhang Mo, director Zhang Yuan, singer Li Daimo and scriptwriter Ning Caishen.

Watchdog bans broadcasts of works by tainted stars

The country's top press and media watchdog has ordered TV stations and other outlets to stop broadcasting material featuring stars who use drugs or visit prostitutes.

The ban released in October, which covers online media, film producers and publishers, is intended to keep the industry healthy. It applies to films, advertisements and TV and radio shows. [More]