Xi called for more intensive and precise efforts to help villages with a large number of impoverished residents shake off poverty.
The author is former chief economist, Asia and Hong Kong Bureau chief of the Economist Intelligence Unit and senior economist in the OECD’s Investment Division, where he worked with China to improve its policies toward investment.
Shi Yigong, a former Princeton molecular biology professor, has become the first president of Westlake University, China's first private university aimed at cultivating high-level talent in advanced technology and scientific research.
It will take the lead in dealing with foreigners who enter illegally and will repatriate illegal immigrants. It will also offer exit and entry management services for Chinese citizens on private affairs and actively engage in international cooperation involving immigration, the ministry said.
Pam Meyers, a guest at the preview, said she was "overwhelmed when I first saw the Terracotta Warriors", calling them "something very different and very beautiful".
2018 marks the 30 year anniversary of Hainan province, as well as 40 years since China's beginnings of its opening up policies. China Daily's journalist takes a journey from Hainan's capital, Haikou, to the southern paradise of Sanya, to experience how the island's major accomplishments reflect a global and beautiful Hainan, but also a global and beautiful China.
"It is the first time that almost all the real names of the unit's members have been unveiled. We will post them on the website so they can be utilized for research," Katsuo Nishiyama, professor emeritus of Shiga University of Medical Science, told a press briefing on the matter on Monday.