A woman stands in the China Telecom booth at the 7th World Internet Conference on 23 November 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman stands in the China Telecom booth at the 7th World Internet Conference on 23 November 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman stands in the China Telecom booth at the 7th World Internet Conference on 23 November 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s state-run World Internet Conference sees ‘quietest’ year ever amid coronavirus pandemic

  • Just over 130 companies take part in this year’s World Internet Conference, compared to more than 600 last year
  • Coronavirus pandemic takes centre stage, with speakers praising China’s success in controlling the spread of the virus

Topic |   China technology
A woman stands in the China Telecom booth at the 7th World Internet Conference on 23 November 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman stands in the China Telecom booth at the 7th World Internet Conference on 23 November 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman stands in the China Telecom booth at the 7th World Internet Conference on 23 November 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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