Just a month or two before a possible summit between Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un, the US has made itself less capable and credible of convincing the DPRK on denuclearization.
Friday's meeting was the third gathering of the Central Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development, which was founded in January last year by the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee. It was the first time the top leadership had established a body dedicated to civil-military integration.
So when US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said on Sunday that the US would not pull its troops out of Syria until its goals were accomplished, she was literally saying that the US will continue to ignore international law and occupy Syrian territory.
The 733-hectare Lingshui modern agriculture demonstration zone on the east coast, launched in 2015, has played an active role in showcasing the importance of technology in farming. A vertical farming system introduced from Singapore can now produce 27.5 tons of vegetables per mu (0.066 hectare) a year versus output from traditional farming of just 4 tons.
Xi called for firm determination and great courage in phasing out industries and companies with high levels of pollution and emissions, which reserves space for the development of new industries.
但现在这样的现实也在逐步改变，包括我们对一些基础学科的重视。拿清华来说，我们越来越重视科学基础研究，观念也在调整。我最近在清华校报《新清华》上我用笔名写了一篇文章叫做《园子里要有些这样的人》。我认为我们不要老是讲学霸，我们能不能多点 “学痴”呢？这种人就很多已经奉为经典的东西都要问个 “为什么”，其实这种人就是我们大学里要倡导的。
Alex Wang, assistant professor at the School of Law of the University of California, Los Angeles, said, "The Chinese leadership's focus on environmental protection has never been higher."
Breakthroughs must be made this year in some key areas of civil-military integration, and reforms in sectors such as arms procurement systems, price setting and a taxation mechanism for weapon businesses should be carried forward, according to the meeting.