A new State intellectual property bureau will be established with the integration of some departments from three institutes, according to the reform plan.
Sanya, the resort city at the island's southern tip, has established a smart database management system including the situation of each impoverished household - income, health condition, family members and employment - can be followed by scanning a code in front of the household name.
Many other leaders sent congratulatory messages or letters to Xi on his re-election: Singapore's President Halimah Yacob, Tanzania's President John Magufuli, Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev, Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou N'Guesso, Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza, Mozambique's President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli and Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.
As I lay on the very comfortable chair, having my hair washed, rinsed, washed, rinsed and washed, rinsed again I observed my fellow customers. "Yep," I thought. "They all have lovely straight, well-behaved hair. Good luck with my mane of curly unruliness Alan."
At T&G here (I don't know about the UK as I've never visited a salon of theirs) you ask for stylists based on their seniority and price. Dithering over the list (did I risk the cheapest?!) I was told that the only person available was Alan, the most junior stylist.
So, for the reasonable price of around 130 yuan I had survived, and enjoyed the outcome of, a wash, cut and blow dry in a country where I speak very little of the language. There've been times when I've not even managed that in the UK! The author is British, born in Spain, and now living in China. When not working in communications and marketing in Ningbo, Zhejiang, she enjoys travelling in China and Asia, practising her fledgling Mandarin and writing about her experiences. At home her pet cat Tyrion (proving that she watches way too much TV) keeps her busy, requiring regular Taobao purchases of cat toys and treats.
Noting the Taiwan question is a fundamental interest of the Chinese nation, Xi called on businesspeople from Taiwan to oppose "Taiwan independence" and push for the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations.