The government has vowed to make solid strides in targeting poverty alleviation, formulating guidelines on a three-year initiative for winning the battle against poverty through specific measures, according to the annual work report of the State Council released on Monday.
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).
After the washing, I was led back to the main room to Alan who, with his perfect-coiffed quiff and trousers tucked into trendy little boots, looked anything but the stereotypical middle-aged man that comes to mind when you hear his name.
Meg Hillier, the chair of the public accounts committee, said the report showed the armed forces to be "woefully below compliment, especially in crucial areas like intelligence and engineering", adding that "the Ministry of Defence needs to take a long hard look at its current approach".
Shallow possibly, but having had the same hairdresser for about eight years and at the time wearing my hair in a short style that needed regular maintenance, I was worried.
There is a wide range of unique dishes to choose from when it comes to food and thus the take-aways, fast food companies and hotels quickly and efficiently rise up to their mandate to satisfy the taste buds of both the young and the old, locals and foreigners as well as the rich and poor in Guangzhou.
After more than an hour’s journey I finally got beckoned to disembark and make way to my new temporary home, the 7DaysInn, from where permanent impressions were to be made since the place had a wonderful staff compliment who were to make my stay in Guangzhou memorable.