Roles in the Society
Roles in the Society
Internet tycoons on World Internet Conference
The State Council Information Office held a press conference on the 2nd World Internet Conference, on Wednesday. Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend and deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the conference, which is scheduled to be held from Dec 16 to 18, said Lu Wei, minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China.
What do Internet tycoons say about this meeting?
Lu Wei, minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China introduces the 2nd World Internet Conference at the press conference on Dec 9, 2015.[Photo/China Daily]
Lu Wei, minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China:
"China will assume the responsibility of a great network power. By holding the World Internet Conference, we hope to build a multilateral, democratic, transparent international Internet governance system that will better benefit the whole world."
Ren Xianliang, deputy minister of Cyberspace Administration of China, anwsers a question at the press conference of 2nd World Internet Conference on Dec 9. [Photo/China.org.cn]
Ren Xianliang, deputy minister of Cyberspace Administration of China:
"More than 260 companies from Europe, the United States, the Asia Pacific and Latin America will take part in the Light of the Internet Expo, where Baidu will debut its world-class self-driving car and Volvo will unveil the latest smart-connected car. Visitors will also see Nokia's latest Virtual Reality platform, China's 5G-network technology as well as the high-speed wireless Internet platform developed by the biggest mobile Internet company in the Latin America for the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics."
Ge Huijun, member of the Standing Committee of CPC Zhejiang Provincial Committee and director of the publicity department of the CPC Zhejiang Provincial Committee, speaks at the press conference of 2nd World Internet Conference on Dec 9. [Photo/China Daily]
Ge Huijun, director of the publicity department of the CPC Zhejiang Provincial Committee:
"Wuzhen has fully merged with the "Internet Plus" concept, with online medical services, smart tourism, and intelligent traffic successively put into operation. Its charm will further release with the all-coveraged free Wi-Fi. Wuzhen is not only a historical town and a tourist town now, but also a smart town and a pioneering town for start-ups."
Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma delivers a keynote speech during the Cross-Strait CEO Summit in Taipei Dec 15, 2014. [Photo/Agencies]
Jack Ma, Alibaba founder and Executive Chairman:
"Wuzhen Summit makes me think of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos. I hope that the 2nd World Internet Conference will make Internet economy a positive power and core engine for promoting economic restructuring of China even the whole world."
Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, speaks at a launch ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 4, in Beijing, July 22, 2014. [Photo/Agencies]
Lei Jun, founder and chief executive officer of Xiaomi Inc:
"In the PC Internet era, China lagged the United States. In the mobile Internet era, China and the US are at the same starting line. In the Internet of Things era, China will lead the world with advantage of supply chain and manufacturing. I hope that the 2nd World Internet Conference will be held successfully, become a grand global Internet meeting and show advantage of China's Internet to the whole world."
Charles Cao Guowei, CEO of Sina.com, speaks during the 2015 China Green Companies Summit in Shenyang city, Northeast China's Liaoning province, 20 April 2015. [Photo/IC]
Cao Guowei, chairman and CEO of Sina.com:
"When it comes to the 2nd World Internet Conference, I hope that, first, we can reach consensus, establish rules and orders; second, enterprises can communicate and share effectively, learn from each other and develop together; third, the 2nd World Internet Conference can benefit Internet citizen even mankind, and turn China into a Internet power."
Zhang Yiming, founder and CEO of Chinese personalized news app Toutiao, speaks during a charity speech in Chengdu city, Southwest China's Sichuan province, 23 April 2015. [Photo/IC]
Zhang Yiming, founder and CEO of toutiao.com:
"In the mobile Internet era, China faces a growing number of opportunities. We have a good base and plenty of room to grow. There is good innovative atmosphere in China, where emerging and innovative companies have more vigor. Chinese enterprises should grasp opportunities, encourage more US Internet talents to work in China. I believe that more and more Chinese products will be connected with the world, while more and more global talents will be connected with China."
Cheng Wei, Chairman and CEO of Didi Chuxing, speaks at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in China's port city Dalian, September 11, 2015. [Photo/IC]
Cheng Wei, Chairman and CEO of Didi Chuxing:
"Wuzhen Summit, a global cooperation and communication platform for top Internet companies, has received high attention and support from the society. I hope that Internet technology can promote the development and progress of the country, and make China a world class Internet power."
Shi Lirong, President of ZTE Corporation, attends the award ceremony for the 2011 CCTV Chinese Annual Economic Figures in Beijing, December 12, 2011.[Photo/IC]
Shi Lirong, ZTE Corp president:
"We are entering a new, unprecedented, and changing era, in which current business and life patterns will be changed in a unimaginable way. We'd love to share all of our innovative results with partners to achieve win-win results. Innovation makes the Internet world more charming."
Ni Guangnan, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering in Beijing, Jan 16, 2014. [Photo/IC]
Ni Guangnan, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering:
"I hope the 2nd World Internet Conference could promote the "Internet Plus" program, and strengthen the status and influence of China in the global Internet industry."
(From China Daily, 2015-12-10)