The number of civilian pilots certified to operate unmanned aerial vehicles－known as UAVs or drones－and training centers has soared over the past four years, according to an industry report released on Wednesday.
However, when her application to teach the course to men was approved, she said she became nervous. "Most people feel that fashion shows are only for women, so I worried about there not being enough male students choosing to take the course."
The two sides might eventually resort to negotiation, in which case, incidentally, China has intimated that it would offer concessions, no doubt including ones that will benefit China as well as the US (for example, better protection of intellectual property, and further opening up to foreign investment in services).
"According to university regulations, courses with less than 20 students are canceled," Han said. "Fortunately, I received great support from university officials who believed it would be a promising potential course, so I received an exemption and was allowed to offer it."
Over this time, the trading relationship between China and the US has gone from almost non-existent (resulting from the embargo imposed on China in 1950 during the Korean War) to a close interdependence that has enabled China to industrialize and prosper while providing the US with a plethora of lower-priced products. Consumers in the US often complain that too many of the things they buy are “Made in China”, but they continue to buy them in great quantities.