WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut - Between raising two daughters and working as a dishwasher at a supermarket, Lhakpa Sherpa just doesn't have time for training to climb Qomolangma, known in the West as Mount Everest. Even so, she has done it a record eight times and hopes to outdo herself yet again.
He expressed confidence in achieving the 6.5 percent annual growth target as domestic consumption is expected to become a larger force driving economic development.
The statement after the meeting pointed out that the Party's 19th National Congress made new arrangements for maintaining strict discipline, and the eight-point code made five years ago must strictly be followed to ensure that the Party has close links with the people.
He Lifeng, minister of the National Development and Reform Commission, made the remarks at a press conference on the sidelines of the ongoing annual session of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature.
Efforts should focus on issues like industrial development, employment, infrastructure, public services, and healthcare. The medical security system should be improved to address poverty caused by illness, he said.