China Online: 23 Years of the Internet
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China Online: 23 Years of the Internet

(Yicai Global) April 18 -- China has been online now for 23 years. The internet has become an inseparable part of the Chinese way of life from browsing news, chatting and playing games in the early days to shopping, education, and finance today.

Job seekers scan QR codes of job postings with their smartphones

A nurse stands in front of an illuminated sign for Wuzhen Town Internet Hospital

A passenger uses Alipay to pay her bus fare in Hangzhou

Listening has become the new reading


A teacher broadcasts her class live via mobile phone


The now ubiquitous shared bicycles line a street in Beijing


A driver for a ride-sharing company uses his mobile to accept customer orders

A press conference of the annual Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference is broadcast live through mobile phones

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Keywords: Internet