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China limits online gaming to 3 hours a week for schoolchildren

Beijing takes more hands-on approach on youth education and lifestyles

Customers play online games at an internet cafe in Fuyang, China. Companies are under growing pressure to limit underage players' access.   © Reuters

GUANGZHOU -- Chinese gamers under the age of 18 will be allowed to play online for just an hour a day and only on weekends, authorities announced Monday, as the government increases its involvement not only in schools but on how youth spend time at home.

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