China regulates online tomb-sweeping activities during Qingming holiday
22:12, April 02, 2022

BEIJING, April 2 (Xinhua) -- China has released a circular demanding that online platforms not slander deceased heroes during the upcoming Qingming Festival, or Tomb-Sweeping Day, which falls on April 5 this year.

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The circular, issued by the Cyberspace Administration of China, aims to standardize the management of online tomb-sweeping activities.

Online platforms are not allowed to spread vulgar, feudal, or superstitious information, said the circular, adding the platforms should promptly handle tip-offs from netizens.