Go, which originated in ancient China, is a game where two players take turns placing black and white stones on a grid of 19-by-19 squares to try to take control of the most territory on the board.
The annual gathering at the emperor's mausoleum in Huangling county, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, occurs on Tomb-sweeping Day, a holiday when Chinese mourn their deceased family members.
In sum, policymakers in some Western countries should pull their heads out of the sand to find better answers to their long-standing socio-economic problems and stay open-minded. This may not be easy, but it is necessary.
The public oath of allegiance to the Constitution made by Xi and the other elected State leaders－a ceremony held for the first time in history－reinforced the leadership's dedication to fulfilling their duties for the good of the Party, the country and the people.
Then on the New Year's Day, Japanese Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Yoshitaka Shindo paid, what was probably, his fourth visit to the shrine in the past year.