China's year-on-year GDP growth was 6.9 percent in 2017, higher than the "around 6.5 percent" target set by the government. Analysts generally forecast that growth will ease this year but remain on track.
The region should try its best to strike a balance between grass and livestock, strengthen desertification prevention and wetland conservation as well as controlling water, air, and soil pollution.
The next stage was the announcement on March 22 of further tariffs on a wide range of imports from China, coupled with restrictions on technology transfer. The tariffs are to be imposed on about $50-$60 billion of Chinese goods, partly as punishment for alleged violations of US intellectual property rights by China.
Environment laws will be one of the priorities. The soil pollution prevention law will be drafted while the law on solid waste control will be revised.
The 44-year-old native of Nepal holds the world record for summits of Everest by a woman and plans to return this month for what has become an annual expedition to the top of the world.
President Xi called for deepening military-civilian integration, while highlighting sci-tech innovation as the key to military upgrading.
This newly discovered specimen comes from the amber area of the Okanagan Valley in Kachin, north of Myanmar. Due to miners’ negligence or natural weathering, this specimen eroded along the coronal plane, lost part of its flesh and became thinner. Therefore, it was nicknamed “‘Pancake Bird ”.