Is China undergoing a new cultural revolution?

(Aljazeera) - China has tightened rules and regulations across many areas of society during the past few months. The entertainment industry is the latest target.

Is China undergoing a new cultural revolution?

Regulators have banned reality talent shows and so-called “effeminate-looking” men on television.

They have also limited the number of hours children can play video games, and asked tech companies to remove content that promotes “incorrect values”.

This is happening as the government promotes President Xi Jinping’s political ideology through the education system.

The decisions have been sudden, dramatic and even baffling to some observers.