Tianfu microblog focused on Sichuan becomes runaway success

16:52, February 18, 2011      

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A microblog, titled "Tianfu microblog focused on Sichuan Province,"

A microblog, titled "Tianfu microblog focused on Sichuan Province," became the hottest official microblog, and its fans surpassed more than 200,000 people during the Lantern Festival.

Sichuan Province launched the first public microblog of the provincial level government information platform on Dec. 29, 2010. The microblog has become a new window in a bid to enhance public supervision over government through improved communication with Internet surfers.

The official microblog not only promotes the local tourism industry and culture but also includes the post-quake reconstruction, traffic construction, industry development, ecological environmental protection, people-benefit project and so on. More importantly, the public should be given more chances to freely voice their opinions and demands.

Sichuan Provincial Government has opened again a microblog on Tencent to emphasize tourism industry, art and the related livelihood information on Jan. 25, 2011. As of the end of Feb. 17, the website has had more than 450,000 hits.

The relative officials of the information office of Sichuan Provincial Government claimed the provincial government will focus on the microblog websites to achieve the coverage of different user groups and perfect information resources for 21 cities and prefectures in local and will also continuously enrich the content of "Tianfu microblog focus on Sichuan."

In addition, Sichuan Province will build a set of public information platforms, which includes Internet, mobile Phone and the fixed-line telephone. It will open to the public in the near future.

By Zhang Qian, People's Daily Online
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