The progress is showing. Last year, 68 conferences－each with more than 500 participants－were held in the town, more than doubling the previous year.
Thirty years ago, when Hainan became a province, Boao was a sleepy, unknown fishing town. That was 1988. Even after the first Boao Forum was successfully held in the town in 2001, the name Boao remained obscure.
The Development and Investment Entertainment Company (DIEC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), oversaw the historic launch of the Kingdom's first public cinema in collaboration with AMC Entertainment at a newly set up cinema complex at King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) in Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported.
"There are a large number of complex historical documents in the US about the germ warfare that await further research," Liu said. "In recent years, more experts on the subject have emerged and provided valuable academic insight."
It has the world's first island-circling high-speed railway, and a perfect network of roads and expressways, making travel across the island possible in three hours.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, director of Policy Planning for the US Department of State from 2009 to 2011, was probably the only US pundit who pointed out that "it is illegal under international law", although her tweet on Saturday also voiced support for the strike.
Building itself into an international destination, Hainan province has the greatest density of five-star hotels in China, and received 67.45 million tourists in 2017.
Many domestic workers haven't had any training, and professional workers are still scarce, said Ma Yanhua, manager of a household services company based in Tianjin.
Ma's suggestions were echoed by Liu Junhai, a business law professor with Renmin University of China. He said household services companies should offer more training to workers and set up a better appraisal system to improve service to customers.
Scott Beaumont, president of Google Greater China, envisions a unique chance to explore the mysteries of the game while pushing the limits of AI development.