"Skilled workers should be duly remunerated and held in high esteem by the general public," he said.
Significant progress has been made in developing a system of medical and healthcare services. A basic medical services network covering both urban and rural areas has been put in place, with 980,000 medical and health institutions at all levels, 11 million health workers, and seven million beds at medical institutions. The state has increased its efforts to foster more medical professionals. A standardization training system for resident doctors is being established, and outstanding figures such as Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine Tu Youyou have made significant contributions to society. As more social resources flow into the medical sector, private hospitals now account for over 57 percent of all hospitals, making medical services more diverse. China's medical and health emergency rescue capability is among the world's best. It stood the severe test of the Ebola epidemic, blocking all infectious sources from outside its territory and achieved zero infection while Chinese medical teams went on assistance missions in Africa.
China plans to restructure the State Intellectual Property Office to strengthen protection of intellectual property rights, according to the State institutional reform plan of the State Council, which was submitted to the on-going NPC session for deliberations.
In addition, they found magazines recording Japanese soldiers' activities in the Pingfang district of Harbin shortly before and during the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1931-45).
Liu said she and her colleagues spent seven years going through archives in the US to collect scattered wartime files left by Japanese forces.
Titled "Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China", the exhibition will feature more than 130 artifacts, including 10 life-size Terracotta Warriors.
The training system, which also aims to instill craftsmanship and quality awareness, will help ease the structural shortage of skilled workers, improve factory productivity and move the economy toward the medium-high end of the global value chain.
RIYADH -- Saudi Arabia launched on Wednesday its first cinema complex in Riyadh with the Black Panther movie, after 35 years of a ban on cinema theatres.
On Tuesday, Lyu was honored by the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee as a "model of the era" at a ceremony in Beijing organized by China Central Television, the State broadcaster. His family was present to accept the award.