On March 9, 2007, China’s first job search engine meijob.com was officially launched. In addition to the search function, the site also allows users to upload their resume and apply to jobs without registering with the job listing sites. The website’s beta was launched in October 2006. By February 2007, the site has accumulated 35,000 registered users and 170,000 job listings from more than 20 job sites.
On March 1st, the Ministry of Information Industry issued the development plan for information industry in the next five years, the plan points out that the number of Chinese cell phone users will increase by 42 million each year and reach 600 million in 2010. Number of internet users will reach 200 million by 2010, representing 15% of the population. The plan also predicts that in 2010, the total revenue of information industry will reach 10 trillion RMB ($1.3 trillion) and contribute to 10% of the nation’s GDP. Although the plan indicates that the ministry will “continue to promote TD-SCDMA and 3G technology”, it did not mention issuing 3G license in China.