Vsevolod Sobko, political counselor at the embassy of Ukraine, said that Xi's speech was "very inspiring and sincere".
The National People's Congress, China's top legislature, adopted a landmark amendment to the country's Constitution by secret ballot on Sunday, enshrining Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era into the fundamental law.
Unit 731 was a top-secret biological and chemical warfare research base set up in 1935 in Harbin by the Japanese military. It was the nerve center of Japan's biological warfare in China and Southeast Asia during World War II.
A Terracotta Warrior from the tomb of Emperor Qinshihuang, China's first emperor. [Photo/Xinhua]
Thirty years ago, when Hainan became a province, Boao was a sleepy, unknown fishing town. That was 1988. Even after the first Boao Forum was successfully held in the town in 2001, the name Boao remained obscure.
According to the Chinese tradition, we called Sui Yunjiang master Sui, shifu, or Sui laoshi. His personality impressed me deeply. Maybe it was a fate yuanfen, or something other, but it was not the first time I heard his name, since he used to come to my town every two years, mostly in august. However, I never saw him in person, nor did the translation for him. I lacked knowledge in wushu, but the master was very patient trying to explain to me every single word that I couldn’t comprehend. He was already in his sixties at that time, but, giving credit to his sharp mind, he could find a way with the youngest disciples as well as the older ones. The two weeks that I had spent with that amazing family inspired me and I continued my kungfu practices in Beijing.
"President Xi's re-election is also a positive sign of China's continued prosperity, going into a new era that will be great for the world both in terms of stability and economic development," he said.
I am happy that China Daily also shows leadership in leading this effort to discover what's going on in every day life for people. What an amazing way to let one's voice be heard. It is like President Xi himself is saying to the people of China (and to those of the world who truly know China), 'how are we doing? Are we doing good and if so, in what ways are we doing good?'