China has over 170,000 government microblogs

Beijing, March 27 : China had more than 170,000 government microblogs by the end of last year, according to a report issued Wednesday.

The annual report by the E-Government Research Centre under the China Academy of Governance said the country had 176,714 government microblog accounts as of Dec 20, 2012, an increase of almost 2.5 times from the previous year, reports Xinhua.

A total of 113,382 of these accounts were run by Communist Party of China committees, legislatures, governments, political advisors, party watchdogs and judicial and prosecutorial agencies.

The remaining 63,332 were kept by officials and staff members of such agencies, the report said.

--IANS (Posted on 27-03-2013)

world-news headlines

Strong earthquake hits Mexico

''Hardline Pak' Lal Masjid names library after Osama bin Laden

Meet Parrot that drinks beer and headbangs to music

Cardiff University scientists make major breakthrough in Leukaemia treatment

Mata backs Moyes to reverse United's fortunes with new signings this summer

'Deeply ashamed' S. Korean ferry captain first one to abandon ship

Terry offered new one-year contract at Chelsea with massive pay-cut

Young Christian women facing greater risk of kidnappings, tortures in Egypt

Putin tells Snowden Russia doesn't spy like NSA

Now, try 'dummy' Google Glass sets for free in your home

Leading US art store admits 2.6 mln credit cards at risk of hacking

David Cameron 'stung by jellyfish' during Spanish holiday

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014


Your e-mail:

Your Full Name:

Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box


Back to Top