Skip to 0 minutes and 20 seconds Actually I’m in Chiang Mai, when I need the internet implementation for Chiang Mai. Around 1995 the telegraph came to me and introduce to make a per second we are satellite connect to the internet but not all of the world, and telegraph told me that Chiang Mai is one of the three hundred cities, and that need to connect to the internet. And in 2011 IBM came over to me, and say that Chiang Mai is one of the 50 cities, and that need to do the smart cities. And in 2016 Alibaba came over and told me that the Chiang Mai is one city of the hundred cities on one belt one road.
Skip to 1 minute and 9 seconds That is amazing I also would like to know why Chiang Mai is in the world connected. And the guy called Parag Khanna, he introduced the connectography. He is the adviser to Obama for the faculty to the home and smart city policy of Obama around 2008. He believed on the connectivity among the cities around the world. And you can see in 2014, the half of the world population already live in the cities by United Nations information.
Skip to 1 minute and 54 seconds You know in the 19th century, Parag Khanna describe it is a vertical empires, and the colony colonization like the bit of colony bring the resource around the world to London, to the wealthy of London, that time called wealth of the nation by Adam Smith in the Victoria age. And in the 20th century, we called after late of World War-II. we call horizontal states every state, every country around the world forecast on the export import way to be instead. And in the 21th century, Parag Khanna believed the global network civilization, the network among the cities. today like google or Alibaba do believe that.
Skip to 2 minutes and 56 seconds And leading is about supply chain of the world. And the centralization of the industry of the energy of the finance and technology among the cities. And because of the organization, he believes that more than 50 Mega-cities will own more than 8% of the world GDP in the 21th century. And people oversea like Chinese live around the world in these big city for business. By statistic more than 5% of the people in the big cities are foreigners, not local people, they come to do business.
Skip to 3 minutes and 47 seconds And also help the migration around the world, especially the Chinese and Indian. Migration and also southeast Asian they migrate around the world to United States to Europe for the possibilities. Yes， education and so on. And also the other side， the other 50 cities also speech economy have the GDP but very high very high product activities cities, those cities can offered the technologies. The very high speed brought back internet application all together of around 8% of the world GDP. They do trading each other. And 50 cities 20 in China, and China has more and more important form the production to the construction to the service industry. It’s the largest market of the world today, because of the population.
Skip to 4 minutes and 49 seconds And one belt one road is one of the Chinese government initiative to distribute the possibility. B to B mainly B to B in Europe and Asia， and also B to B China and Indian. For Thailand we are with southeast Asia， China has around one thousand four hundred million populations， Indian around one thousand two hundred populations and Asean southeast Asia ten countries have about 600 million populations. That’s the largest market more than around 80% of the world population in very high density in this area. And also the link to the Africa, and B to B for Africa is very, in the future, in the 21th century, it’s only the continent. help work it grown in the future.
Skip to 5 minutes and 52 seconds And also central in eastern Europe, B to B in Europe and China also be operated for the development.
Skip to 6 minutes and 6 seconds And Thailand we are B to B in the Belt and Road are connected belt and road the Maritime Silk Road and something like souvenir will be all road connection. On the One Belt and One Road policy, there are 3 major development. The first one infrastructure like high speed train, airport, seaport, something like that， and road and railway. And secondly is about logistic, how to carry the product goods from one to another cities. And the last one is the e-commerce, cross broader e-commerce. Cross broader e-commerce is the key that very fast development. Because if the 4G available in the country or in the city of 5G in the future, the e-commerce will play the dominant role in the future.
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