On Feb 18, the second Chinese New Year Temple Fair was held in the area where the Chinese Community Association is based in Caracas, Venezuela. The entire block was decorated with red lanterns and over 2,000 overseas Chinese in the country gathered to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
People from the Taiwan business community should firmly uphold the 1992 Consensus and oppose "Taiwan independence", said Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee.
Legislators also voted to approve the chairpersons, vice chairpersons and members of eight special committees of the 13th NPC at the meeting.
In the past five years, the local government helped 617,000 people got out of poverty, and another 83,000 people will follow suit this year.
According to media reports, new US national security adviser John Bolton is expected to visit Taiwan in June.