The meeting called for improvement in the rule of law and promoting comprehensive legislation and legislative process in key areas, as well as deeper integration in military and civilian development.
Ok, I might be being a touch melodramatic, but we of the fairer sex will all be able to recall a time - if not multiple times - when we've left a salon and wanted to cry because of what someone has done to our hair (or not even a salon, like when your ‘friend' Becks dyes your hair black instead of red).
The National Audit Office, which regulates government spending, has published a report revealing that the number of full-time military personnel is 5.7 percent, or 8,200 people, below the required level. Most alarmingly in an era of new challenges such as cybersecurity, the shortfall in intelligence analysts is 26 percent.
The temperature in China for the month of August can sometimes be very unforgiving going as high 40 degrees Celsius but thank God most of the buildings are equipped with air conditioners that will make you forget the temperatures outside.
It also called for focus on key areas such as infrastructure, sharing resources, national defense-related sci-tech industry, weaponry, scientific innovation for civilian and military purposes, nurturing talent, the coordinated development of social service and military logistics, and the modernized mobilization for national defense and integration in other emerging areas.
"China's military has the ability and resolve to defeat all attempts to separate our country, and it will adopt all necessary measures to resolutely defend national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity," ministry spokesman Wu Qian said.
The native Chinese are a very hospitable and romantic folk who always display an aura of love in the air among themselves since quite often I would see couples walking hand-in-hand in the streets and thus adding some human touch to the beauty of the land.
It said the government is committed to ensuring that, as well as lifting people out of poverty, it will also help encourage them to pursue their ambitions and develop skills.