SHANGHAI -- China has been ranked third in the world for innovation by global business leaders, according to the GE 2018 Global Innovation Barometer Report released Friday in Shanghai.
"Thirty years ago, it took a full day to reach Haikou from Sanya, which lies at the southern tip of the island, but now it takes less than two hours by high speed train, and there are other choices," said Hua Zetian, a rice-breeding expert who has worked in Hainan for 30 years.
"The Cultural Relics Bureau of Shaanxi province will continue relics exchanges with the US to promote culture and people-to-people exchange," Qi said, adding that the bureau also will place higher requirements on technology and security measures when it loans relics overseas.
Chinese executives cited the difficulty in coming up with radical and disruptive ideas as well as in scaling successful innovations to a wider or international market as the top challenges to innovation.
Japan's attitude toward its heinous World War II history has long caused tension with its two main neighbors, China and the Republic of Korea. And there has been no sign that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to ease the tension in 2014; instead it looks like he intends to inflame it further.
She was first lady when her husband was in the White House from 1989 to 1993. Her son, Republican George Walker Bush, triumphed in the disputed 2000 US election and was president from 2001 to 2009. The father-and-son presidents were sometimes referred to as "Bush 41" and "Bush 43."