Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Russia Imangali Tasmagambetov presented his credentials to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
The "Belt and Road" initiative, which has been high on China's agenda, is also a "key word" of the 2017 government work report delivered by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the opening meeting of the 5th session of the 12th National People's Congress.
"China's economic and social development in the past decades has indicated the superiority of the country's political and economic system," Anders Lindquist, member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and chair professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, told the People's Daily in a recent interview.
The bond of Kurban family with Chinese leaders started from more than half century ago. Tulum was a Uygur peasant living in Hetian. In order to express gratitude for the peaceful liberation of Xinjiang in 1949, Tulum wished to ride a donkey from Xinjiang to Beijing to visit late Chairman Mao Zedong in the 1950s, before he later twice received by Mao.
Justin Yifu Lin, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, said that though quite a number of international and domestic challenges still lay ahead, the around 6.5 percent target is attainable this year.
In previous years, the gloomy northeast economy triggered many bearish voices, and some even claimed that the region was not an ideal destination of talents and investment, casting a shadow on local economy. But the situation is getting better nowadays.
Johnny Erling, a Beijing-based correspondent with German daily newspaper Die Welt, said that the two sessions offer a rich mine to dig up news and are best windows into China's development, because lots of policies will be announced at this season.
Analysts said that the ties between China and Japan, world's second largest and third largest economies, exert considerable influence not only in the region, but the world at large. The whole world is now closely following the trend of relations between the two major Asian nations in this special year.
The China-Arab States Expo, now more influential among Arab countries, is a platform to promote high-level dialogue, strengthen policy communication, seek economic and trade collaboration, and advance cultural exchanges.
The CPI, a main gauge of inflation, registered a mild 0.8 percent year-on-year growth, but declined 0.2 percent compared with previous month, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday.
Wang was number 40 on China's 100 "most-wanted" fugitives abroad, his return a victory for all agencies involved, including the Fugitive Repatriation and Asset Recovery Office of the Central Anti-Corruption Coordination Group, a disciplinary watchdog established in 2014.
Prevention of re-impoverishment is as important as poverty alleviation, he underlined, requiring that works should be done to consolidate the achievements for the counties, villages and households that have been already lifted out of poverty.
In 2016, Chinese citizens donated 4,080 cases and doctors performed 13,000 transplants, Huang Jiefu, chairman of China National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee, told the press on the sidelines of the ongoing two sessions in Beijing.
In the first two months of 2017, the price of imported iron ore grew by 83.7 percent. Crude oil price was up by 60.5 percent, coal price 110 percent and refined oil price 48.6 percent.
WikiLeaks on Tuesday posted nearly 9,000 documents that exposed the hacking capacity of the CIA, describing it as the biggest ever leak of confidential papers from the latter.
"The EU was the first regional cooperation mechanism established after the end of the World War II, and it's also the one that has developed the fastest," Wang added at a press conference on the sidelines of the ongoing annual session of the National People's Congress in Beijing.
The 13-kilometer-long Cat Linh-Hadong urban train project is constructed by the 6th bureau of the China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC). The first carriage of the test train for the elevated metro line was hoisted onto the tracks at one of the sta-tions.
The statement came as online shopping and the development of virtual economy have triggered heated discussion during China's political season, the annual meetings of National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, also known as the two sessions.
The question raised by Murakami, as a world renowned Japanese writer, says the nature of the event and shows a respect to human being's rights to live, Zhu Chengshan, former curator of the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders, told the People's Daily, adding that it represents the voices of justice and conscience.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, in the government's annual work report delivered at the opening meeting of the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC), also promised to keep the registered urban unemployment rate within 4.5 percent.