Xiang Junbo, 61, former chairman of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission, was charged by Changzhou Intermediate People's Court in Jiangsu province.
"The well-being of our people is the Party and the government's greatest political achievement. Our cadres should put the people's living conditions at the heart of their activities and help them to live better lives," he said in his New Year's speech.
For his part, Medvedev said the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination has developed at an unprecedented high level and he believes cooperation in key areas will undoubtedly see new results in the coming year.
"Many people, when admitted to a nursing home, will think it not necessary to spend money buying new clothes, as they are getting older, awaiting for that final day," said Zhang Jin, 81, a retiree living in the nursing home and also coach of the team. "But I don't think so. We need to keep a good spirit and outlook, and first of all we should buy new clothes."
Shen also said to speed up review and protection process, more IPR centers will be established this year to allow right owners to safeguard their rights more efficiently with lower cost.