In a landmark judgement that will have ramifications on how films are certified in India, the Bombay High Court has overturned the censorship decisions of the Central Board of Film Certification…
The Chinese government is tightening its grip on cultural content and the media by use of new methods. These include buying equity stakes in key titles. Since his arrival in power in 2012 President…
Chinese entrepreneur-turned-director Zhang Wei is becoming known for naturalistic portrayals of the marginalised in China's rapidly changing society, including "Factory Boss," about a factory owner…
Foreign-owned media or joint ventures in China will not be able to publish online without prior approval.
China's leading streaming video sites have removed some of the most popular local shows, as regulators try to catch up with evolving tech
Singapore has slashed the number of books and magazines that are banned from being read or owned in the country. The Media Development Authority, which also regulates the film, TV and Internet…
New film classification rules in Malaysia clearly identify the country's Censorship Board (LPF) as an executive tool of government. And women must cover up. New rules published on June 23 – and…
Selection is wide, regional and quality-oriented, but still influenced by politics, censorship
Chief selector describes censor's light touch, festival dates and rights sale of Taviani brothers' opening night film
Portal and messaging service bosses promise to "intensify censorship" and publish more information with "positive energy."
Unlicensed foreign films and TV series are to be removed from China's powerful online video platforms beginning today. Under new regulations drafted by the State Administration of Press, Publication…