In 2017, about 2.84 billion yuan was poured into the agriculture, tourism, healthcare, education and transportation systems with the goal of reducing poverty on the island.
Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Jong-un expressed hope that under the leadership of the Communist Party of China with Xi as the core, the Chinese people will make greater achievements in the construction of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era.
The national legislature should closely base the planning and advancement of its work on the overall work of the Party and the country, and promptly follow up on the needs of the Party and the people, he said.
By passing the Taiwan Travel Act and approving the sale of submarine technology to Taiwan, the US government has shown it is intent on using the island as a pawn in its game.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the reform and opening-up policy, and socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, Xi said.
At least 3,000 people were used for human experimentation by Unit 731 along with a small percentage of Soviets, Mongolians, Koreans, and soldiers of the Allied Forces taken captive. Some of those who were brutally killed were just children.