110 mln Chinese online, 60 mln will have blogs by year-end 2006

Blogging is booming in China with the number of bloggers expected to hit 60 mln by the end of 2006, Tsinghua reports. China is the world’s second-largest Internet market after the United States with more than 110 mln users. A survey by Chinese search engine Baidu.com put the current number of blog sites at 36.82 mln which are kept by 16 mln people. Bokee adds about 100,000 blogs a day.