BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday the focus of high-quality economic development should be placed on transforming and upgrading industries.
The agency will take over the foreign assistance duties of the ministries of commerce and foreign affairs, State Councilor Wang Yong said as he delivered the reform plan at a plenary meeting of the 13th National People's Congress.
Abe said that he eagerly expects and welcomes Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to visit Japan and to attend the trilateral leaders' summit between Japan, China and South Korea, and expects that the Belt and Road construction could help the recovery and development of regional economy.
The history of the Armed Police Force can be traced to 1949, the year the People's Republic of China was founded, when its predecessor — the Chinese People's Public Security Central Column — was set up to take charge of internal security. In the following decades, the force's name and affiliation was changed, but most of the time it was administered by the Central Military Commission.
The two sides should enhance communication and coordination to oppose trade protectionism, safeguard the global free trade system centered on the World Trade Organization (WTO), and help create an open world economy, Wang said.
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.
Local governments should build on their strengths and tap their potential to develop more emerging, high-end, high-value-added and capital-and-technology-intensive industries, putting in place a multi-dimension and multi-pillar modern industrial mix, Xi pointed out.
The government will advance poverty-alleviation initiatives for local-industry development, education and health, and environmental improvement. The government will also target infrastructure construction and the development of public service systems in poor villages, the draft report said.
The agency's main tasks are drafting strategic guidelines, plans and policies for foreign aid, coordinating and providing policy advice on major issues, and drafting plans and evaluating foreign aid tasks.
Ok, I might be being a touch melodramatic, but we of the fairer sex will all be able to recall a time - if not multiple times - when we've left a salon and wanted to cry because of what someone has done to our hair (or not even a salon, like when your ‘friend' Becks dyes your hair black instead of red).