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e mainland will improve their competitiveness, and most expected to learn more of the vocational culture and work environment.
The HKUYA Student Exchange Network, an organization unde
r the Hong Kong United Youth Association, launched this year’s summer internship program on Wednesday.
More than 200 Hong Kong college students will go to Beijing, Shanghai, Harbin and Dalian to take part in a six-week
program. They will work in government organs, State-owned enterprises, cultural and business institutions.
Stanley Choi Tak Shing, honorary chairman of the student exchange network, said he hoped students would learn
more about the country’s development through the internship, especially those who want to work on the mainland.
A student who will work in the Mei Lanfang Theater in Beijing this summer vacation said she wanted to work in the art indu
stry after graduation, and expected to learn more about the industry through the internship.
?the big data industry and is willing to share opportunities of the dig
ital economy’s development with other countries and jointly explore new growth drive
rs and development paths by exploring new technologies, new business forms and new models, Xi added.
With increasingly wider applications of digital technologies in China, the country is expected to genera
te and store 27.8 percent of global online data by 2025, up from 23.4 percent last year, according to a re
port by market researcher International Data Corp and data storage firm Seagate.
In comparison, the US share will stand at 17.5 percent by 2025, a drop from its 21 percent share in 2018, the report added.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that f
rom medicine to transportation to farming, big data presents the world with a r
emarkable tool to advance global progress, but with that opportunity also comes risk.