Among the many changes, the upgrading of infrastructure is something a visitor can clearly see at every corner of the tropical island province, whose 30th anniversary falls on Friday.
"As a diversified enterprise, logistics is one of the largest sectors at HNA Group. The collaboration with a Singaporean company will help HNA to expand its global logistics coverage," Li Xiaojin, a professor of aviation economics at Civil Aviation University in Tianjin, said.
The US government has so far said it was "disappointed" at Abe's visit. It should use much stronger words in denouncing Abe's acts and urge Japan to face up honestly to its past. After all, Abe's shrine visit came only 19 days after the 72nd anniversary of the attack on the Pearl Harbor, which drew the US into WWII.
"Hainan will further expand its connections with countries and regions participating in the Belt and Road Initiative to open itself further," Shen Xiaoming, governor of Hainan, said on Monday during a panel discussion at the four-day Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018, which closed on Wednesday.
From 2015 to 2017, Hainan invested 13 billion yuan ($2.1 billion) to upgrade its information service networks, which now reach all 2,573 villages on the island.
The public oath of allegiance to the Constitution made by Xi and the other elected State leaders－a ceremony held for the first time in history－reinforced the leadership's dedication to fulfilling their duties for the good of the Party, the country and the people.