"I felt we are not useless people whom nobody pays attention to. I was young again," she said. "Although we are old, why can we not have an equally colorful life?"
Through efforts like hosting the first China International Import Expo this year, China is determined to open wider to the world and increase consumption of its fast-growing middle-income group, he said.
The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, China's top anti-graft watchdog, launched an investigation in September. In October, Xiang was expelled from the Party and dismissed from public office for corruption.
In his message, Li noted that with the successful conclusion of the 22nd regular meeting between the heads of government of China and Russia in November, the two sides have reached crucial consensus on promoting all-around pragmatic cooperation and deepened the integration of interests.
WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut - Between raising two daughters and working as a dishwasher at a supermarket, Lhakpa Sherpa just doesn't have time for training to climb Qomolangma, known in the West as Mount Everest. Even so, she has done it a record eight times and hopes to outdo herself yet again.
Before the plenary meeting, executive chairpersons of the presidium of the first session of the 13th NPC held their third meeting Sunday morning, followed by the fourth meeting of the presidium, both of which were presided over by Li Zhanshu.