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Fearing social unrest, Beijing bans “hedonistic, high-end” lifestyles advertising

Monday, March 21st 2011 - 19:11 UTC
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China's capital has banned outdoor advertising that promotes hedonistic or high-end lifestyles as the government seeks to ease public concerns about the country's widening wealth gap. Read full article

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  • briton

    All bubbles burst in the end, china no different .

    Mar 21st, 2011 - 07:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    you don't get it huh,

    Bubbles are suppose to burst, so long you don't propt them up artificial by printing money that becomes worthless (destroying the purchasing power), like what they do in the UK, EU and the US.

    Mar 22nd, 2011 - 12:28 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard

    Hell, the Chinese MAKE Brasil's bikinis, but seeing them advertised on TV would create hedonistic social unrest.
    God, imagine x billion chinese 'standing to attention' . . . it would certainly cause some sort of eruption.

    Mar 22nd, 2011 - 05:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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