Japanese embassy in China launches micro blogBy IANS
Thursday, February 17, 2011
BEIJING - The Japanese embassy in Beijing has launched a micro blog that has attracted over 5,000 fans in just two days.
Japanese Ambassador Uichiro Niwa said the micro blog will give details about his schedule as well as activities related to Sino-Japanese ties.
“The general public is the important part of the bilateral relationship, and I hope the micro-blogging service will become a platform for communications between the embassy and ordinary Chinese people,” the ambassador said in a statement.
China Daily reported Thursday that this is the first micro blog started by a foreign embassy in China.
The micro blog was officially launched Tuesday.
More than 5,000 fans have already joined up on the micro blog.