Alex Wang, assistant professor at the School of Law of the University of California, Los Angeles, said, "The Chinese leadership's focus on environmental protection has never been higher."
Xi said the passing year has seen important progress in the development of the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination, adding that the two sides have shown firm support for each other on questions concerning their respective core interests and reaped key early harvest in linking the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative with Russia's Eurasian Economic Union.
During the discussion, eight lawmakers gave their advice on issues including speeding up the construction of a modern economic system, the development of the internet economy, industrial innovation, the education of migrant workers’ children and military-civil integration. Xi listened carefully to the suggestions and exchanged views with the deputies.
"The well-being of our people is the Party and the government's greatest political achievement. Our cadres should put the people's living conditions at the heart of their activities and help them to live better lives," he said in his New Year's speech.
"We have taken many measures to improve our living environment and barrier-free facilities in the past several years," she said. "The goal is to let the elderly to have a comfortable and safe life here."
Fast Company, a US business magazine, named automaker BYD as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies for Energy. The company, also based in Shenzhen, ranked No 2 on the list.
And that includes the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, which has long justified its development of nuclear weapons against the military threat from the US.
The Chongqing Procuratorate has sent the case to Chongqing Municipal No 1 Intermediate People's Court for prosecution.
青年是中韩两国的未来，也是亚洲的未来 。青年兴则民族兴，青年强则国家强 。安重根义士曾挥毫写下“白日莫虚度，青春不再来”的书幅，希望青年人珍惜青春、创造生命辉煌 。青年人最富有朝气和梦想，也最容易相互沟通和理解 。《来自星星的你》等韩国电视剧，在中国引起了青年人的浓厚兴趣 。只有精彩的青春才能留下人生精彩的回忆 。希望两国青年互学互鉴、增进友谊，共当中韩友谊的忠实继承者，争做亚洲振兴的积极参与者 。
For his part, Medvedev said the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination has developed at an unprecedented high level and he believes cooperation in key areas will undoubtedly see new results in the coming year.