via The Blog Herald from Mainichi Daily News (MSN) / Interfax China
Blogging is increasingly popular in China. CBP Career Consultants reports that among white-collar workers in China’s four largest cities — Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen — 52 percent of the respondent said, they already have a blog, and another 28 percent said, they plan to begin a blog in the near future ...
Quote from The Blog Herald - Bian Bingbin said (CBP):
"Chinese white-collars workers, under the stress of life and work, have made blogging another platform to relieve their emotions and also express their personal opinions in public, [...]
Although 67 percent of white-collars bloggers write about their private lives, only 27 percent make their blogs completely public. 41 percent of the survey respondents said they chose MSN Spaces to host their weblogs, citing the option to limit access to users on the bloggers MSN contact list as a main reason for choosing Microsoft’s free blogging site. (Interfax-China) [...] "
Blogs are the 4th and fast growing line of online communication following email, bbs and instant messaging ... [...] more
(and keep in mind: mobil communication is also very, very popular among Chinese people)