China seeks to ban karaoke songs in new crackdown on music that ‘harms national unity’

//China seeks to ban karaoke songs in new crackdown on music that ‘harms national unity’

China seeks to ban karaoke songs in new crackdown on music that ‘harms national unity’

China’s Ministry of Culture is planning a major crackdown on karaoke songs that it deems subversive or pose a threat to national unity.The ministry has proposed creating a centralised list of forbidden songs and it will expect karaoke venues to comply, according to a draft policy document published on the ministry’s website late last week.Under the plan, karaoke venues would be responsible for policing their song lists and deleting any songs that: “endanger national unity, sovereignty or…

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