Forbes' 100 World's Most Innovative Companies for 2017 included six Chinese enterprises: No 4 Shanghai RAAS Blood Products (between No 3 Amazon and No 5 Netflix); No 24 Tencent; No 47 Kangde Xin Composite Material Group; No 55 Ctrip; No 60 Baidu; and No 82 Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine. These innovative companies also have the benefit of the world's largest market. For example, Tencent's WeChat reached 1 billion users this month.
"The summit has made important contributions to boosting industry cooperation across the Straits," said Liu, who pledged continued efforts to promote economic and cultural exchanges and communication between the two sides.
In the past five years, the local government helped 617,000 people got out of poverty, and another 83,000 people will follow suit this year.
Tattoo is the first Scottish business to arrange such a deal with WeChat. "It feels like a major milestone," he said.
"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."
Stella Li, president of BYD North America, told Xinhua News Agency in February, "We strive to create innovative ways to power and move the world with safe and sustainable technology."
Scientists expect the mission could help study the sun's magnetic fields, plasma and energetic particles, and image the solar wind at room temperature.
Of Hainan's total population of 9.3 million, about 477,000 remained below the poverty line in 2017. The national poverty line is an annual income of 2,300 yuan ($366) per capita.