ople. However, neither the US nor China can expect to keep, much less get back, low-wage, low-skilled manufacturing jobs.
Many people have the impression that Chinese goods are dominant in US markets. That is true only in a few highly com
petitive, low-profit sectors. According to US Commerce Department data, China has more than 50 percent of the
US market in such items as umbrellas, toys, prepared feathers, footwear, straw products, and bedding.
Chinese exporters have from 20 to 50 percent of the US market in ot
her low-value-added markets, plus electrical machinery and equipment, mechanical app
liances, and iron and steel. In most other categories, China has less than 20 percent of the US market.
China also assembles and then exports a lot of phones, computers and other gad
gets to the US. But, most of the profits and wages go to Japanese or South Korean componen
difficult it was to take the picture and the occasions when will be used,” he added.
Chen Jing, another Beijing lawyer, said, “Footage and photos have yet been priced as stan
dardly as written work, and without clear pricing, some companies may sell the images at an unreasonably high
price or claim an expensive compensation but fail to make a reasonable payment to the authors,” said.
“It results in the authors not being able to have adequate rights prot
ection, consumers paying too much and companies gaining relatively high profits, whic
h, from our current analysis, are illegitimate,” said Chen, from the Commerce & Finance Law Office.
She agreed with Wang on improving laws to change the situatio
n, and told China Daily a new version of Chinese Copyright Law is being discussed.
CRIHAP, talks about safeguarding ICH and gives suggestions on raising awareness and promoting the spirit of the Convention.
“I think we might as well take the youth as one of the foci of our future trainings, involving them
in our training courses. By doing so, more young people will take part in the cause of ICH safeguarding,” he said.
Nation plays vital role in safeguarding and showcasing regional landmarks
China is playing a key role in protecting and displaying heritage, not only at home but also in the region.
For example, the country has partnered with Cambodia to preserve the ancient city of Angkor.
In an interview with Xinhua News Agency in January, Cambodian Minister of Culture and Fine
Arts Phoeurng Sackona thanked the Chinese government for supporting her country in preserving its na
tional heritage. She also expressed hope for skills exchanges through such collaboration.
“We’re confident in the abilities of Chinese experts, and through these projects, we hope that Cambodian expert
s will be capable of renovating temples by themselves in the future,” Sackona said.
Shanghai claimed it has developed the world’s first district with both 5G coverage and a broadband gigabit network.
Trial runs of the 5G network, backed by telecom carrier China Mobile, officially started Saturday i
n Shanghai’s Hongkou district, where 5G base stations had been deployed over the last three months to ensure full coverage.
During a launch ceremony, Shanghai vice-mayor Wu Qing made the net
work’s first 5G video call on an Huawei Mate X, the world’s first 5G foldable, AI phone.
When fully operational, subscribers stand to avail of the same service without having to upgrade their SIM cards.
The city aims to build over 10,000 5G base stations by the end of
this year, and that figure is expected to surpass 30,000 in 2021, said Zhang Jianming, deputy direc
tor of the Shanghai Municipal Economic and Informatization Commission, the local telecom and industry regulator.
movable. However, internet blurs the boundary and allows people to access high-quality resources without leaving their home.
According to the action plan, China will promote Internet Plus in several sectors such as healthcare, elderly care, education and culture, to boost new con
sumption based on internet platforms, and develop online and offline coordinated consumption.
According to a report from the China E-commerce Research Ce
nter, in 2017, China’s online education market was worth 240.2 billion yuan, up 53.97 perc
ent from the previous year. The figure is expected to grow to more than 400 billion yuan in market scale in 2018.
The upgrade in information capacity usually brings about great changes, Wang Zhenzhong, an engi
neer from Alibaba Group, told the newspaper. “It will upgrade the former consumption and create new consumption sectors.”