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Pakistan lifts YouTube ban

Islamabad (UCAN): In a move welcomed by Church officials, the government of Pakistan lifted its three-year ban on YouTube on January 18 following the launch of a localised version of the popular video-sharing website

A statement the Ministry of Information Technology said, “Google has recently launched a country (localised) version of YouTube and confirmed that YouTube.pk does not contain any known copies of the blasphemous movie Innocence of Muslims.” 

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More Chinese in Vatican broadcasts and pope to tweet

 

VATICAN (SE): The Vatican now has its own YouTube channel in Chinese. Launched without the usual fanfare sometime in October, the channel now sports over 60 videos of papal and Vatican events with commentary in Mandarin.

However, the downside of low key launches is that no one knows much about it and to date the channel only has nine subscribers and the videos have only been accessed between 10 and 20 times.

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