Tan Min, chief branding officer of UBTech, said Walker can be an agile smart companion for family members in the future. At 1.45 meters, Walker has hands that can grasp and manipulate objects. Its torso is also refined with improved self-balancing, and the robot has a string of high-performance actuators and a full range of sensing systems that work together to ensure smooth and fast walking in a home environment. … [Read more...] about Robotics takes center stage at this year’s CIFTIS
Visitors select products of "Mom Handworks" at the exhibition area of the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 7, 2020. Four artisans of "Mom Handworks" from southwest China's Guizhou Province demonstrated embroidery works of the Miao ethnic group at the fair. "Mom Handworks" is a public welfare project initiated in 2016. Since then, a total of 49 "Mom Handworks Cooperatives" have been established in 14 provinces nationwide. The project helps create jobs for poverty-stricken mothers and provide them with skills to make handicrafts with local ethnic flavors. It also serves as a platform to promote China's intangible cultural heritages and carry forward traditional Chinese culture. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei) … [Read more...] about Artisans of “Mom Handworks” demonstrate embroidery works of Miao ethnic group at CIFTIS
A locust-shaped kite made by Chen Yejia is seen at the exhibition area of the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 8, 2020. 73-year-old Chen Yejia is a member of the Beijing Kite association. As the top national referee for kites, Chen has persisted in making different kinds of kites for over 40 years. His reputation has been spread overseas and was invited by kite associations in Italy, Denmark, France, Malaysia, South Korea and Indonesia. He believes that CIFTIS is a good platform to promote cultural industries. He hopes that more people will have a chance to learn about kite products and traditional culture. (Xinhua/Zhang Xiaoyu) … [Read more...] about 73-year-old kite maker believes CIFTIS good platform to promote cultural industries
Fourth, trade in services is ascendant, and China's economy is booming. During the global pandemic, services such as telemedicine, online education, sharing platforms, collaborative office, and cross-border e-commerce were widely used. Compared with the goods trade of "paying with one hand and delivering the goods with one hand," the trade of services, which uses services as commodities, is a new and advanced form of consumption. … [Read more...] about What role does CIFTIS play in China’s opening-up?
Practical solutions offered by Xi in his speech, included that all countries should work together to break new ground in win-win cooperation, and the advocating by China for the establishment of an alliance for global trade in services. He also outlined that China would work with all countries in enhancing the protection of intellectual property rights and actively promoting the development of digital economy and sharing economy. … [Read more...] about CIFTIS event speaks to green shoots of global recovery