There were eight Chinese between the ages of 24 and 37 on the Titanic, boiler workers sharing one 59-pound third-class ticket, according to the record of Titanic Cruise Line, but only six survived from its sinking. When they arrived in the United States, they were not helped, like the other 705 survivors. Instead they were forced to leave the country within 24 hours, because of the Chinese Exclusion Act signed in 1882.
"The files, including medical theses, laboratory reports and Japanese soldiers' accounts, have great significance in filling in the blanks in the germ war archives," Liu Rujia, one of the team members, said on Friday. "They have both historical and academic value."
Noting that 2018 and 2019 will be the years of cooperation and exchanges between the two countries at local levels, Xi said the events will surely boost local exchanges between China and Russia and help develop the popularity of the idea that the two sides share a long-standing friendship and seek common development and prosperity.
Improving people's livelihoods took center stage during President Xi Jinping's major domestic inspection tours last year, highlighting his "people-centered" governance philosophy.
On Sunday, Premier Li Keqiang also exchanged New Year greetings with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Trump later clarified the talks by saying: "Let's leave it a little bit short of the highest level."
The people-centered governance philosophy is the core of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, he said.
Scientists expect the mission could help study the sun's magnetic fields, plasma and energetic particles, and image the solar wind at room temperature.