Currently, both China and Russia are at a crucial period of national development and rejuvenation. This year is the first year for implementing the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (in October 2017) and also marks the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the policy of reform and opening-up to the world (in 1978), Xi said.
"His election was supported by the people. We firmly believe President Xi will lead people of all ethnic groups in our country to make a soaring economy. We also believe Hong Kong can further integrate with the national development," said Lam Kai-fai, a member of Southern District Council in Hong Kong.
Sun Hongliang, 37, a teacher who has been playing Go for two years, said, "No one believed Ke would win, but he still accepted the challenge. That is courage. Considering his loss on Tuesday, Ke has done a good job. The performance was incredible."
China will make the Qingdao Summit a new milestone in the history of the SCO and push this new type of regional organization into a new era, Wang said.
Should the CPC leadership have failed to consolidate its purpose in this way, it could have been vulnerable to weakness in resolve, inadequacy in its governing capability, detachment from the general public and corruption from within.
Despite losing the second game with Google's artificial intelligence program AlphaGo on Thursday, Ke Jie, the 19-year-old No 1 human Go player in the world, earned praise from experts and fans for his "incredible" performance.
No matter how meticulously programmed, "self-driving cars still encounter problems when faced with challenging road conditions", Li said. One solution, he added, is to materialize a human driver's cognition by mimicking human brain activities, and to build this "mechanical driving brain" into self-driving cars.