Protocol set for response to public sentiment
Government news conferences must be held within 24 hours of serious major events and incidents to deal with public concerns, the General Office of the State Council, China’s cabinet, said.
A circular listed major government policy and decisions, emergencies and natural disasters, corruption and other issues as key areas where the public should well-informed.
The development of the internet in recent years has been changing how people communicate. Social media have the ability to incite and expand public sentiment quickly and often. But “some government officials do not respond to public sentiment quickly and effectively”, the release said. be kept