Since the 18th CPC National Congress in 2012, the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core has worked toward the overall goal of improving and developing the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics, while modernizing China's system and capacity for governance.
"China's military has the ability and determination to defeat all attempts to separate our country, and it will adopt all necessary measures to resolutely defend national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity," ministry spokesman Wu Qian said.
Terry Crossman patrols streets in Beijing's Xicheng district as a public security volunteer.[Photo/VCG]
Liu said she and her colleagues spent seven years going through archives in the US to collect scattered wartime files left by Japanese forces.
An 850-square-meter area has been excavated, unearthing findings including the building ruins and a well.
In the new era, Hainan will further reform and opening-up as a special economic zone and international tourism site.
Mentioning that local cooperation is an important part of Russia-China relations, Putin said the large-scale event is an extension of the tradition of the two countries hosting national theme years for each other.
As of 2017, Hainan had 56 international flight routes, and each of its two airports boasted a passenger volume of about 20 million.