"The efforts have helped to increase the annual income per household to 100,000 yuan, jumping 33 times from a decade ago," said Yang Yingchun, a Shatu resident. He expects a harvest worth 150,000 yuan from his 1-hectare sweet potato farm this year.
Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a thumbs-up as he watches the football match in Berlin between youth teams from Zhidan in China's Shaanxi province and VfL Wolfsburg, Germany, March 29, 2014. The Chinese team lost to VfL Wolfsburg 0-2. [Photo/Xinhua]
In 2017, China showed an "encouraging" annual economic report, with total GDP of more than 82 trillion yuan ($12.9 trillion), equal to the combined GDPs of the world's fifth to tenth largest economies, Wang said.
"It is clear that China under his leadership will definitely have further success. We respect the will and the great decision of the Chinese people in electing Xi for another term," he said.
In the new era, Hainan will further reform and opening-up as a special economic zone and international tourism site.
"In the past, emergency management functions were separated in different ministries. If approved, the new ministry will become a single department responsible for major safety risks with clearly-defined power and responsibilities," said Zhu Lijia, a professor of public management at the Chinese Academy of Governance.