Asia AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 21 OCT 2019 Telkomsel turns on 5G in major cities Related Nokia scores Philippines 5G deal with Dito Tags Yanitsa joins Mobile World Live as a Reporter based in London. She has more than 5 years’ experience at various media outlets in her home country Bulgaria. She started her career as a political reporter, followed by taking editor roles… Read more Yanitsa Boyadzhieva 5GChinaeconomyjobs HomeAsiaNews Chinese job market boosted by 5G Previous ArticleXiaomi plots 5G device ramp in 2020Next ArticleChina Unicom profit climbs despite mobile weakness Singtel lights SA 5G network Chinese operators have yet to launch commercial 5G services, but the technology was tipped to have already made a significant contribution to the nation’s economy by providing growing opportunities on the job market.Online recruitment platform Zhaopin stated jobs related to the technology grew ninefold between January and May compared to the same period in 2018, South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported.The growth of job openings was valued 806 per cent year-on-year, with average monthly salary growing 44 per cent to CNY15,644 ($2,212).However, the demand for specialists working in the field of 5G seemed to be far from met, with an increase in job applicants of just 151 per cent for the period.Investment in the new network technology in China is forecast to stand at CNY900 billion to CNY1.5 trillion between 2020 and 2025, SCMP reported, citing data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT).CAICT also predicted the next-generation mobile technology will generate CNY10.6 trillion in economic value and more than 3 million jobs in the five-year period.In June, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued commercial 5G licences to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network.Operators reportedly signed up more than 10 million 5G subscribers, ahead of commercial launches on standalone infrastructure, which are expected by the close of this month. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Author
1. A promise to “uphold and support Northern Ireland’s status as an integral part of the United Kingdom.”2. A promise to “fully protect and maintain” Northern Ireland’s position within the single market of the United Kingdom.3. A pledge there will be no new borders within the U.K., and no hard border across the island of Ireland.4. The fourth spells out in black and white that “the whole of the United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland, will leave the EU customs union and the EU single market.”5. A pledge to uphold the “commitments and safeguards” set out in the Belfast Agreement regarding North-South co-operation.6. The sixth and final promise says no part of the U.K., including Northern Ireland, will remain subject to the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. LONDON — Theresa May will today publish a list of commitments to Northern Ireland designed to assuage fears the U.K. government might negotiate away its status at a later stage of Brexit talks, according to a draft copy seen by POLITICO’s London Playbook.The European Commission recommended to the European Council in the early hours of Friday morning that “sufficient progress” has been made in Brexit talks to allow negotiations to move on to Phase 2, which will cover trade and the U.K.’s future relationship with the EU. The leaders of the remaining 27 countries will meet next week to vote on the deal.The U.K. prime minister’s public statement will make six promises to the people of Northern Ireland and be signed by the prime minister herself. They are:
Rugby League Papua New Guinea has lost an asset to sport, agriculture and business following the passing of John Nightingale this week. That was how Vice-Minister for Sport and Member for Kagua-Erave Wesley Raminai described the late John Nightingale when sending his condolences to the family and friends of the man who was affectionately known as ‘Papa Guria’. Raminai, when extending his condolence on behalf of the Government to the Nightingale family at this time of sadness, said Nightingale’s contribution to the Agmark Gurias rugby league franchise in PNG’s premier competition, Digicel Cup, was an example of excellence in sports. “Agmark Guria is a renowned sporting entity that has set some high benchmarks and the late John Nightingale is one of the main reasons behind this. “There are many young men who owe their sporting careers to him. Agmark Gurias approach to sport in terms of professionalism is on another level and aside from the top quality football they produce, the welfare of players and officials is also appropriately covered, providing employment aside from just match payments. “It is because of the vision and commitment of men like John Nightingale that Agmark Gurias has won premierships, is a regular finals contest in the Digicel Cup finals and is always a very tough side to beat during the regular season, year in year out, a consistent football franchise when it comes to top quality. “His (Nightingale) contribution to rugby league was not only confined to Gurias but the PNG Rugby Football League would have appreciated his contribution to helping out with programs like the Hunters and others.” Raminai said that he found Nightingale to be someone who has really blended in very well into the PNG culture and will be dearly missed not just by his family and friends but many others whose lives he touched. The Nightingale family’s contribution was not only restricted to rugby league but other sports as well, especially golf through his wife Darrie who represented Papua New Guinea on a number of occasions.