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ChickTok: Indonesian kids given pets to wean them off smartphones

Officials in one Indonesian city have hatched a plan to wean children off smartphones -- by giving them their own fluffy chicks to raise.

22.11.2019

Students must feed their new pets before and after school and can keep them at home or on school premises if they don't have space in their backyard. Read more at

Officials in one Indonesia n city have hatched a plan to wean children off smartphones -- by giving them their own fluffy chicks to raise.

Students must feed their new pets before and after school and can keep them at home or on school premises if they don't have space in their backyard.

"There is an aspect of discipline here," said Bandung's mayor Oded Muhammad Danial.

Mother Yayah Ratnasari was sold on the chicks-not-smartphones plan, and even expressed hopes it might encourage her son to become a poultry farmer.

"It's more interesting playing with a smartphone," he said. – AFP

Read more: The Star

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