The bird is about 5 centimeters in length, the same size as the smallest living bird in the world, the bee hummingbird. Xing Lida, an associate professor at China University of Geosciences (Beijing), carried out the research together with scholars from Canada and the United States.
He Lifeng, minister of the National Development and Reform Commission, made the remarks at a press conference on the sidelines of the ongoing annual session of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature.
The history of the Armed Police Force can be traced to 1949, the year the People's Republic of China was founded, when its predecessor — the Chinese People's Public Security Central Column — was set up to take charge of internal security. In the following decades, the force's name and affiliation was changed, but most of the time it was administered by the Central Military Commission.
Zhang stressed that the national legislature should fully implement Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.
The names of those working at the headquarters of the notorious unit, as well as their ranks and other information including their addresses and family members, are disclosed on the list, which is dated Jan 1, 1945.
“We must continue to rid ourselves of any virus that erodes the Party's fabric, make great efforts to foster a healthy political environment of integrity, and generate waves of positive energy throughout our Party,” Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, said.