260 missing children found via mobile app

The Chinese Ministry of Public Security, MPS, on Wednesday announced that 260 children missing in the last six months had been found.

In May 15, the MPS launched “Tuanyuan,” or “reunion,” an app where police release information on missing children.

MPS said that in the past six months, over 280 updates on missing children had been posted on the app and that 260 of them were found, among them, 18 who had been trafficked.

MPS added that it also posted on the app, 27 reported lost, 152 who had ran away from home, as well as 52 who had died through drowning or other causes.

“The app helps to ensure efficient information sharing and collaboration between police in different regions and encourages witnesses to report the whereabouts of missing or trafficked children,’’ the MPS said.

Meanwhile, a new version of the app was launched on Wednesday, which would expand its reach through cooperation with other popular mobile apps.



PT Mag Campaign AD

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.


TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...

BE THE FIRST TO KNOW! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required


Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application