Japan sends youngsters for digital detox

With more than 500,000 internet addicts, government sponsors programmes to get teenagers offline.

    Over 500,000 Japanese teenagers are thought to be addicted to the internet.

    The government has begun a digital detox programme to try and deal with the increasing problem.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Tokyo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr that resonate today

    Quotes of justice, education, religion and race said by MLK Jr.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.