"Lush mountains and clear water, blue sea and blue skies are the biggest capital in building an international resort island," Xi said in 2013.
Once the new immigration administration is fully functioning, it "will promote China to select talent worldwide and actively participate in international competition for talent", said Wang Huiyao, director of the Center for China and Globalization.
In 2014, China had just 18 such training centers. The number of certificates issued rose by more than 50 percent in the second half of last year. As of July, the association had issued 15,545 certificates.
Rural tourism in Hainan is also in full swing. Last year, 9.5 million tourists visited the island's rural areas, accounting for 14 percent of visitors－year-on-year growth of 16.8 percent. They brought in more than 2.8 billion yuan.
BEIJING - Newly-elected Chinese President Xi Jinping signed his first presidential decree to appoint Li Keqiang as premier Sunday morning during the ongoing session of China's national legislature.
It was launched by the Hangzhou Westlake Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization for higher education and advanced academic research.
President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visited the People's Liberation Army delegation to the annual session of the country's top legislature every year since 2013. Let's have a look at what he talked with the PLA deputies.