The debt map is accessed via a mini-program on WeChat. Photo: Weibo

Is someone in debt nearby? Chinese court uses chat app to alert people as part of social credit system

  • Map in WeChat mini-program developed by Hebei Higher Court identifies nearby debtors, while users can also report people to the court
  • Chinese government’s expanding social credit system already prevents those with debts buying travel tickets and sending children to expensive schools
Topic |   China Society

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The debt map is accessed via a mini-program on WeChat. Photo: Weibo
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