Such integration generally refers to the military and defense industries transferring technologies to civilian sectors and including private companies on the military's suppliers list. So far, State-owned defense contractors still dominate the research, development and production of weapons and equipment for the People's Liberation Army.
Moving forward, China is still going to face a difficult road in the fight against environmental degradation, adding that the leadership will do its best to draw from all the resources it has at its disposal－not just State authority, but also the power of citizens, civil society groups, media, innovative businesses and international partners, all of which are poised to contribute to the cause, he said.
The office will treat domestic enterprises and international ones, big companies and small firms, State-owned companies and private sectors, equally, to provide protection over their intellectual properties, Shen said, adding that it aims to create a better business environment.
The waste has the potential to affect air quality if dispersed by wind, or to contaminate water resources if washed away by rain. Some residents' homes stand less than 100 meters from the pit, the report said.
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.
At the emergency session of the United Nations Security Council on Saturday, many countries raised such questions. They are waiting for the independent investigation by a team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which arrived a day after the US-led airstrikes.