Hainan will fully engage in the Belt and Road Initiative and push ahead with the construction of an economic cooperation zone around the South China Sea, Liu told Xinhua in a recent interview.
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.
He pledged to follow the guide of Marxism-Leninism, Mao Zedong Thought, Deng Xiaoping Theory, the Theory of Three Represents, the Scientific Outlook on Development, the Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko expressed the wish that the Chinese people enjoy eternal peace and prosperity and that Belarus-China friendly ties achieve continuous development.
"To safeguard the nation's cultural heritage, we have adopted a zero tolerance attitude toward these crimes."
"We will devote more energy and take more concrete measures in ensuring and improving people's living standards, strengthening and developing new approaches to social governance, resolutely winning the battle against poverty, promoting social fairness and justice and making steady progress in ensuring people's access to child care, education, employment, medical services, elderly care, housing and social assistance," Xi said.
He stressed the underlying principle of pursuing progress while ensuring stability, the people-centered development vision, the notion of "great struggle, great project, great cause and great dream," and coordinated implementation of the five-sphere integrated plan and the four-pronged comprehensive strategy.