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.
"I think China's State institutional reform is very positive. This is a sign of greater prosperity and stability for China's economy. It certainly will contribute to the whole world's economy," said Dr. Ali Obaid Al Dhaheri, head of mission-UAE ambassador to China.
China's top labor union has called for more support to help workers find or create jobs, especially during the ongoing efforts to cut capacity in the steel and coal industries.
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It will also amplify work-relief programs in extremely impoverished areas and encourage eastern and western regions to deepen their collaboration on poverty reduction.
"We firmly oppose any official or military connection between the US and Taiwan, and also object to any form of weapons sale to the island," he said in response to a question about a bill signed recently by US President Donald Trump that allows for direct contacts between US and Taiwan officials.
"Unlike past institutional reform, which mainly was related to government institutions and administrative systems, this institutional reform will be comprehensive," he said in the article.