NPC deputies adopted a decision on special committees of the 13th NPC and a voting method for their chairpersons, vice chairpersons and members.
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.
Scott Doolan, 28, sets out Friday for the base camp, which lies 5,364 meters above sea level and is traditionally only accessible on foot or by helicopter. He is out to prove that it is also accessible to wheelchair users.
The rich countries boast the largest number of the biggest multinational corporations (MNCs), like Apple, McDonald's and IKEA. These MNCs have operations overseas, where operation costs are lower, to jack up their profits and then remit back the lion's share of that, leaving the assembly line workers in developing countries with only crumbs.
"As a diversified enterprise, logistics is one of the largest sectors at HNA Group. The collaboration with a Singaporean company will help HNA to expand its global logistics coverage," Li Xiaojin, a professor of aviation economics at Civil Aviation University in Tianjin, said.
In particular, Washington's protectionist pivot is not only worrying, but damaging as well. Over the past year or so, it has tried to bully its trading partners into making concessions by wielding the big stick of punitive tariffs. What's more, the so-called "America First" doctrine touted by US President Donald Trump in Davos in January poses a serious challenge to the rules-based multilateral trading system once established by Washington itself.
"He even directly gave me money three times when he knew I was in urgent need," she said, adding that he never accepted any reward or repayment.