Protecting China's minors: Online platforms ordered to remove child porn content

Beijing has been ordering clean-ups in a variety of sectors that have harmed minors. PHOTO: ST FILE
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BEIJING - A search for children's underwear on online retail platforms shows advertisements of young, doe-eyed girls wearing a tight top and panties while kneeling on a bed.

An animated sticker of a toddler resting her head on a table accompanied with the words "xiang lao gong", or "missing my husband" in Chinese, count among the "expressions" that netizens can send to their friends over messaging apps.

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