Piriya Khempon, Thailand's ambassador to China, said his nation pays a lot of attention to China's institutional reforms because developments in the two countries can present opportunities to build new links.
"We firmly oppose any official or military connection between the US and Taiwan, and also object to any form of weapons sale to the island," he said in response to a question about a bill signed recently by US President Donald Trump that allows for direct contacts between US and Taiwan officials.
In recent years, governments at all levels have been working to trim overcapacity. In 2016, the State Council issued two guidelines to fight against excess steel and coal production, demanding a reduction of nearly 500 million metric tons of coal and 100 to 150 million tons of steel in three to five years.
Ruan Zongze, executive vice-president of the China Institute of International Studies, said that Xi's speech not only focused on the Chinese people, but also stressed the importance of creating benefits for the whole of humankind.
The report comprises eight volumes, with 700 articles numbered 101 to 800. Some of its authors were core members of Unit 731.
Xi's speech received positive feedback from many foreign diplomats, and they expressed optimism toward China's development under Xi's leadership.
Liu said she and her colleagues spent seven years going through archives in the US to collect scattered wartime files left by Japanese forces.