This seventh extension move means the period of state of emergency in Turkey will reach two years, and the parliamentary and presidential elections will be held under the state of emergency.
Guizhou has focused on the promotion of agricultural products in the past few years and launched a project called Qianhuo Chushan to help farmers in mountainous areas sell their products in cities. Data from the first half of 2017 shows the project generated a revenue of 3.7 billion yuan, an increase of 42 percent year-on-year.
The government will advance poverty-alleviation initiatives for local-industry development, education and health, and environmental improvement. The government will also target infrastructure construction and the development of public service systems in poor villages, the draft report said.
A new State intellectual property bureau will be established with the integration of some departments from three institutes, according to the reform plan.
As China and Russia are both major countries in the world, China is willing to continue joining hands with Russia to make their links closer, deepen cooperation, jointly draw blueprint for the development of bilateral ties in a next stage, and lead China-Russia relations into a new era, Xi said.
By taking part in the activities, visitors get the opportunity to know their culture better. For example, a special wooden hammer that is used to make ciba, a snack of glutinous rice, and is hardly seen in Chinese cities these days, can be viewed at the fair.
As adventurous as I could be in patrolling the streets of Guangzhou, I had to contend with the weather which seemed to continually blow hot air like a breathe of fury.
Abe, for his part, said that Japan attaches high importance to its relationship with China. It is willing to take the opportunity of the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Japan-China Treaty of Peace and Friendship to promote comprehensive improvement of bilateral ties, to realize high-level exchanges, and to expand cooperation under the framework of strategic relationship of mutual benefit.
This atmosphere of love was yet to be enhanced by the Qishi festival, which I was told is the Chinese equivalent of Valentine’s Day celebrations.