Supplementary provisions to the “Foreign-invested Books, Newspapers and Periodicals Retail Enterprises Management Rules” (2)

General Administration of Press and Publications, Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China Decree

No. 45.

The “Supplementary provisions to the ‘Foreign-invested Books, Newspapers and Periodicals Retail Enterprises Management Rules’ (2)” were passed on 10 July 2009 at the 2nd executive meeting of the General Administration of Press and Publications and the Ministry of Commerce, are hereby promulgated, and shall take effect on 1 October 2009

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Supplementary provisions to the “Sino-Foreign Cooperative Audiovisual Products Retail Enterprises Management Rules”

General Administration of Press and Publications, Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China Decree

No. 46.

The “Supplementary provisions to the ’Sino-Foreign Cooperative Audiovisual Products Retail Enterprises Management Rules’” were passed on 10 July 2009 at the 2nd executive meeting of the General Administration of Press and Publications and the Ministry of Commerce, are hereby promulgated, and shall take effect on 1 October 2009

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CCP Ministry of Culture Party Organization Opinions concerning Strengthening and Improving Party Member Education and Training Work

WDF No. [2009]10

All departments and bureaus, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage, all directly subordinate work units:

In order to implement the “Nationwide Party Member Education and Training Work Plan 2009-2013″ (ZBF No. (2009)23), foster and forge high-quality Party member teams, fully give rein to the vigorous function of the broad Party members in stimulating Socialist culture “Two large and One new” construction, hereby, the following opinions on strengthening and improving Ministry of Culture Party member education and training work are hereby put forward. Continue reading

Notice Concerning Strengthening and Improving Network Music Content Examination Work

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal culture offices (bureaus) Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Cultural Bureau, Beijing Municipality, Tianjin Municipality, Shanghai Municipality, Chongqing Municipality Cultural Market Administrative Enforcement Teams:

In order to promote the network music development, standardize network music business, realistically implementing the “Ministry of Culture Some Opinions Concerning Network Music Development and Management”, according to the “Information Network Dissemination Rights Protection Regulations”, “Provisional Internet Culture Management Regulations” (hereafter simply named “Provisional Regulations”) and the “Ministry of Culture Some Opinions Concerning Network Music Development and Management” (MCMD No. [2006]32), items relevant to strengthening and improving network music content examination are notified as follows:

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Notice Concerning Issues Related to Strengthening Management Over Internet Television Programme Services with Television Sets as Receiving Terminal

On 11 August, SARFT issued the “SARFT Notice Concerning Issues Related to Strengthening Management Over Internet Television Programme Services with Television Sets as Receiving Terminal” to all provincial, autonomous region and municipal radio and television bureaus, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Radio and Television Bureaus, all departments and bureaus of SARFT organs and all directly subordinate work units, the Notice says that recently, a number of enterprises have, in order to seek for inappropriate economic gain, without approval of the sector controlling authority or authorization of the rights holders, transmitted Internet online audiovisual programmes such as films and television dramas, etc., without authorization and of their own accord to television set terminals for users to watch, which has gravely infringed the lawful rights and interests of copyright holders, and disordered the Internet audiovisual programme dissemination order. In order to standardize corresponding business management, the following requirements are reiterated as follows: Continue reading