App gives Net users a unique insight

China’s 457 million Internet users are now able to do more than follow pop star’s micro blogs for news about their next concerts or romantic breakups. Thanks to a test-run of new media platforms, they can now keep tabs on government agencies.

The government’s first app for the iPad, from the State Council Information Office (SCIO), became available on April 6 and was downloaded more than 20,000 times in the first three hours, said chief developer Ling Chen. The free application, available from Apple’s App Store, targets the more than 15 million iPad users worldwide.

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