Xi called for more effort in achieving the goal of building China into a great modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced, harmonious and beautiful by the middle of the century.
"I began the modeling course from the second class after quitting tai chi," said Feng Yishun, 78, the oldest student in the classroom. "I had been learning tai chi for two years and acquired the basic techniques, so I wanted to try something different.
"The significance of the project is really beyond culture and education; it really serves to enhance the mutual understanding between our two peoples and really serves to promote the relationship between the US and China."
The central government supports the special administrative region governments of Hong Kong and Macao in the exercise of power in accordance with the law, and supports Hong Kong and Macao in its integration with the country's development, enhancing the patriotic sense of Hong Kong and Macao compatriots and maintaining the long-term prosperity and stability of Hong Kong and Macao.
The operations recovered 2,715 items, including 64 Grade I relics and 140 classified as Grade 2, which are potentially worth billions of yuan, although officials declined to provide accurate figures for fear of alerting thieves.
Approved by the Ministry of Education this month, Westlake University is a new type of research-oriented university, focusing on basic and advanced scientific and technological research.
HAIKOU - China's southern island province of Hainan will carry out new measures to make itself more open, dynamic and international, Liu Cigui, Party chief of Hainan, has said.
The president called for more energy and more concrete measures in deepening reform in all areas, expanding opening-up, applying a new vision of development, promoting high-quality economic development and developing a modernized economy, so as to better demonstrate the vitality of the socialist market economy.
It also elected physicist and Nobel laureate Yang Zhenning as honorary director of the board of trustees at the university in Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang province.