While playing video games has shown to have some health benefits for kids and adult, it also has the negative side which most of us probably don’t know about. If you’re curious to know some of the disadvantages of gaming, then read it here.
In a bid to curb the negatives of the rising technology and increase the positives, the Chinese government has passed a new law that will limit the time kids spend on playing video games.
According to a report by The New York Times, the new will limit the time kids spend on playing video games to 90 minutes per day.
This applies to kids below the age of 18 years for every weekdays, which is Monday to Friday. kids are also restricted from playing from playing video games after 10 pm.
However, during weekends kids who love video games are allowed to increased limit of game play to three hours.
China’s National Press and Publication Administration (NPPA) has passed this new law for kids to spend less time on their smartphones/PCs’ screens.
While this may seem to be strict, it will also contribute to kids development and their general well being.
This could also inspire other countries as well, to put time restrictions on video games.
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