Both sides will integrate their advantages and assets to cooperate in all areas of the logistics system, according to the announcement. They also plan to carry out further collaborations to set up a fund management platform and manage immovable assets.
Phoenix Island in Sanya, with its Hawaii-like feel, has one 80,000-ton and two 150,000-ton berths for cruise ships, while Haikou, the provincial capital, has an 80,000-ton berth. Hainan greeted 319 cruises, including Voyager of the Seas and MS Europa 2 - touted as the world's most luxurious cruise ship - which made port calls in Sanya last week.
Hung Hsiu-chu, former chairperson of the Kuomintang (KMT) party, and New Party chairman Yok Mu-ming will participate in the event, along with residents from the island, An Fengshan, spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said at a press conference on Wednesday.
Japan may be an ally of the US today, but during WWII, it was China that was the ally, as exemplified by General Claire Chennault's Flying Tigers, a group of American pilots who fought alongside Chinese against Japanese in China during WWII. So the US should not be hijacked in any sense by Abe while anxiously pursuing its rebalancing to Asia-Pacific strategy. This is a matter of principle, justice and conscience.
No wonder Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert on Monday reminded Japan to "honestly live up" to its role in the horrible events of the 20th century. He said only on the basis of this honest accounting is it possible to build a future with former foes, a conviction Germany has taken to heart.