To help the diseases proliferate, the Japanese also used hot-air balloons to distribute plague-carrier fleas.
Xi will chair four major events to be hosted by China at home this year, Wang noted at a news conference on Thursday when asked about the kind of diplomacy conducted by the top Chinese leader.
As US President Donald Trump will meet in the coming days with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, the DPRK has taken another hard lesson from Friday's airstrikes, just like it took from the US invasion of Iraq and the regime change in Libya.
Scotland's national tourism agency, VisitScotland, says the expected growth in the number of visitors from China is likely to be driven by the young adult traveler.
BEIJING -- "I pledge my allegiance to the Constitution of the People's Republic of China (PRC) to safeguard the Constitution's authority, fulfill my legal obligations ..." Newly elected Chinese President Xi Jinping took the solemn oath in Beijing Saturday.