Posts Tagged ‘Internet addiction’

Initiative Launched For Parents To Supervise Online Games In China

According to, an initiative has been launched in China to enable parents to supervise computer games that their children play.
The first batch of six online game operators who joined the initiative are, Tencent, Shanda, Netease, Changyou and Giant Interactive. As initiators of the self-discipline program, the parties will arrange a special webpage on […]

China Will Initiate Online Games Publication Program While Discouraging Foreign Competition

Sun Shoushan, deputy director of General Administration of Press and Publication, has confirmed with local media that GAPP will initiate a program this year on green online game publication to guide the development of the online game industry.
Sun said that GAPP would conduct research to construct a measure for the program which may be carried […]

Plug In, Drop Out: Guidelines In China Issued To Help Prevent Internet Addiction

Two new guidelines have been issued in China to assist parents in working with their children to avoid the horrible affliction of Internet addiction.
The aptly named Chinese Teenager Mental Growth Base of the General Hospital of Beijing Military Area Command of Chinese PLA and the China Youth Association for Internet Development have jointly launched two […]

Are You Nuts?! China Will Classify Game Addiction As Mental Illness

China’s first Diagnostic Criterion of Internet Addiction has recently passed the expert appraisal stage and in the criterion, game addiction is formally defined as the diagnostic area of mental illness.