Responding to the issues, an MoD spokesman said recruiting and retaining talent was a top priority, and that a range of schemes to attract and keep skilled personnel was in place, including special retention payments for intelligence staff.
The report backs up concerns raised a year ago by former Armed Forces minister Mark Francois in a report on recruitment. This found that in the year to April last year, 12,950 recruits joined the regular armed forces, but 14,970 had left.
The government will increase the supply of clean power; steadily advance major projects aimed at cutting coal consumption, such as those to promote the use of shallow geothermal energy, the upgrading of coal-fired steam boilers to make them energy efficient, and the recovery of waste heat for household heating; and steadily move forward with adopting clean energy sources for winter heating in northern China based on local circumstances, according to the draft report.
This atmosphere of love was yet to be enhanced by the Qishi festival, which I was told is the Chinese equivalent of Valentine’s Day celebrations.
Xi was also elected chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) by a unanimous vote.
BEIJING - A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Wednesday reiterated the one-China principle, urging relevant African countries to join the family of China-Africa friendship and cooperation.
世人皆知秦桧是卖国贼 ，殊不知出卖国家利益的罪魁祸首是南宋开国皇帝赵构。在专制独裁的封建国家 ，有权力出卖国家主权和领土完整利益的只有天子。作为宰相的秦桧是宋高宗的爪牙 ，同时为皇帝顶了大部分历史罪责。
"As the highest form of state-to-state interaction, head of state diplomacy has a pivotal and irreplaceable strategic value,” Wang said at a press conference for the first session of the 13th National People's Congress.