In the draft plan, the new ministry will compile and implement the nation's overall emergency management plans, organize rescue and relief for disasters and workplace accidents. It will also focus on supervision of work safety in factories, mines and trading centers.
Shijin village in Baoting Li autonomous county on the island's eastern side, has developed rural tourism by tapping the spectacular views of its lush green mountains, as well as the colorful culture of Li ethnic people, the original residents of Hainan. The village's efforts have raised per capita income from 2,000 yuan about 10 years ago to more than 13,000 yuan.
"The summit has made important contributions to boosting industry cooperation across the Straits," said Liu, who pledged continued efforts to promote economic and cultural exchanges and communication between the two sides.
While playing its own game indulging their vanity and vexation, the Trump administration would do well to heed the Chinese adage that if you must play, you should always know the stakes and when to quit.
While in the central areas of the island, where a number of national-level poverty-stricken counties and cities are located - such as Baisha, Baoting and Wuzhishan - the "poverty reduction plus tourism" model is bringing benefits.
Separatists in Taiwan are being naive or self-deceiving if they consider the US State Department’s approval of a marketing license to sell military submarine technology to the island to be good news.
The cross-Straits exports for the month stood at $13.4 billion, up 30.9 percent year on year, a record high of 44.8 percent of the island's exports.