BEIJING -- More than 200 Taiwan compatriots will attend a ceremony held on the mainland to pay homage to Huangdi, also known as the Yellow Emperor, on Tomb-sweeping Day which falls on April 5.
The 25-member Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee reviewed two documents. One was about strengthening the Party's unified leadership, while the other was about revisions to details of rules on implementing the Party's eight-point frugality code.
Lhakpa is recognized by Guinness World Records and is well known in mountaineering circles, but she spends most of the year living a modest life in obscurity in Connecticut, where she moved with her now ex-husband, another well-known climber, in 2002.
Hung Hsiu-chu, former chairperson of the Kuomintang (KMT) party, and New Party chairman Yok Mu-ming will participate in the event, along with residents from the island, An Fengshan, spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said at a press conference on Wednesday.
Lhakpa joined an expedition of five women in 2000 who convinced the government to give them a permit. She was the first Nepali woman to reach the summit and return alive.
BOAO — Over a year ago, President Xi Jinping vigorously defended free trade at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, impressing the world with China's staunch support for globalization.