The Chinese government will spend about 21 billion yuan (3.4 billion U.S. dollars) on public culture services this year, 173 million yuan more than last year.
One hundred and twenty Chinese songs that contain lyrics promoting "obscenity, violence, crime or that harm social morality", are banned online, according to an order released by the Ministry of Culture on Aug 10.
The Chinese Ministry of Culture released a blacklist on 120 songs with immoral, obscene and violent content today, and warned of severe punishment for those who fail to comply with the order.
Twenty-nine online animation business entities have been subjected to administrative penalty, and eight illegal animation websites have been shut down, according to an investigation report released by the Ministry of Culture.
A new set of guidelines is unveiled to regulate China's vast museum sector, but experts say more needs to be done.
China will legislate on broadcasting and television, according to State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television.
A new regulation will define support and restraint for non-state-owned museums to address what insiders have called "unchecked, barbaric growth".
The State Council, in a meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang, adopted a draft regulation on Jan 14 to better supervise and boost service at museums.
The Ministry of Culture on Tuesday released a statement that a list of Internet firms will be punished for suspected spreading of pornography, gambling and other unhealthy cultural content against social morality.
Based on related regulations of the State, the Administrative Measures of Importing Audio-video Products aim at strengthening management on import of audio-video products, promoting sound and orderly development of China's audio-video market and enriching people's cultural life.
In order to standardize online audio-video products business, protect intellectual property, crack down illegal business and promote healthy development of audio-video products, now announce related matters as follows based on theAdministrative Statute on Audio-video Products.
In order to enrich children's life after school, develop children art and culture, the Ministry of Culture sets up Dandelion Prize in China Youth Art Competition.