In 2017, consumption contributed 58.8 percent to growth, nearly four percentage points higher than five years ago.
Efforts should be made to encourage all ethnic groups to watch out for and help each other and raise awareness of ethnic unity, so that all ethnic groups could be together "like seeds of a pomegranate," he said.
Lhakpa is recognized by Guinness World Records and is well known in mountaineering circles, but she spends most of the year living a modest life in obscurity in Connecticut, where she moved with her now ex-husband, another well-known climber, in 2002.
He helped many disadvantaged residents in his neighborhood find jobs and improve their lives, provided basic medical services - using his skills as a former military doctor - and once even helped a farmer round up dozens of sheep after they ran away in a heavy storm.
Key discoveries include directly proving that large-scale ecological restoration projects can improve an ecosystem's ability to absorb carbon gas and slow rates of climate warming on a national scale, according to findings published on Tuesday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international science journal.
The maker of China's bestselling unmanned combat aircraft is ready to market some of its killer drones for civilian commercial use.
The 25-member Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee reviewed two documents. One was about strengthening the Party's unified leadership, while the other was about revisions to details of rules on implementing the Party's eight-point frugality code.
Chinese scientists were the first to prove on a national scale that increasing biodiversity can improve ecosystems' productivity and increase the amount of carbon gas their soil can store, the journal said.
Chinese singer and actor Wang Junkai was designated a UN Environment National Goodwill Ambassador in Beijing on Wednesday.