March 4, 2014
China’s lawmakers are told to put down their phones and stay awake
China’s National People’s Congress–a parliamentary session that exists to rubber stamp new laws and policies—is meant to be a show of unity for the Chinese communist party. So officials, according to Quartz, are taking special pains to stage-manage the 10-day conference.
Do not use your phones to send text messages or make phone calls during meeting; do not use your computer or phone to play games. Representatives are not allowed to use means such as Weibo and Wechat to live broadcast the conference.
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