China is launching an experimental summer camp for 40 youngsters to try to wean them off their Internet addiction, state media said on Tuesday.
The 10-day program would accept youngsters aged between 14 and 22 once they had undergone a psychological test and evaluation, the China Daily said. About 2.6 million — or 13 percent — of China’s 20 million Internet users under 18 are classed as addicts, state media have reported. [Full Text]
[Image: Teenagers spending their summer time in the Internet Cafe, from Reuters Photo.]