China's Zhejiang province is cracking down on civil servants who chat using instant messaging services during work hours. I'm not sure how that differs much from chatting on the phone, except that it's a little easier to multi-task.
Speaking of China, 65% of all households in Hong Kong are now connected to the internet. Almost 29% now use government online services.
The state of Jigawa is extending broadband services into rural Nigeria to support egovernment initiatives.
The city of Boise just selected Percussion's Rhythmyx ECM package for their portal.