An old military base in the Daxing suburb of Beijing has been repurposed for battle against internet addiction among China’s 12 to 24-year-olds. According to a new report, 14 percent of Chinese teens are vulnerable to internet addiction, and the Communist Youth League says that internet addiction is “a grave social problem” that threatens the nation. Additionally, the Chinese media has recently drawn attention to social problems related to internet addiction including a murder over the theft of virtual property and a string of suicides….[Full Text]
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