China and Russia are comprehensive strategic cooperative partners that stand together through thick and thin, Xi said.
Gong Mingzhu, an NPC deputy and mayor of Erdos, said Xi has set tasks on issues like higher-quality growth, poverty alleviation and ethnic unity, and local government will take effective measures to complete them.
The family restaurant serves more than 30 tables every day on average, earning a gross annual income of about 300,000 to 400,000 yuan. As the number of customers increased, the single trash can at Shi's home began to overflow. Three bigger ones were soon added.
Ke Jie reflects on his play after losing the second game of his match with AlphaGo in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on Thursday. [Photo provided to China Daily]
First, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) is working on drafting legislation on consular protection and assistance. Public consultation will start after the two sessions.
"The general secretary has also highlighted the importance of ecological protection," he said, adding that the local government will work harder to deal with desertification.
When he was in his 20s, Shi had to collect ash rock in the mountains and carry it to town to sell as fertilizer. At daybreak, he would carry two baskets of the ash using a shoulder pole, walk hours on the narrow road along a cliff's edge, and exchange the ash for a bag of rice. He usually didn't return home until after 7 pm. As soon as he finished eating, he would go back to the mine tunnels in the dark to dig more ash for the next day.