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Viewers outraged as simplified Chinese subtitles appear on TVB news programme

The subtitles accompanying a Mandarin TVB news programme were rendered in simplified Chinese characters on Monday night, sparking outrage amongst local viewers. Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan generally use traditional, as opposed to simplified characters, which are preferred in mainland China. The change came in the wake of a controversial Education Bureau proposal that suggested schoolchildren should learn simplified characters. The new measure […]