Dongfang, on Hainan's southwest coast, now has large fields of red flesh dragon fruit and white chrysanthemums after converting wasteland into farmland. Its export of winter white chrysanthemums accounts for over half of the country's total and is growing at 20 percent a year.
"I was probably the first person ever to gain a doctorate in Chinese opera from an Australian university," he said. "But my thesis looked more at the social impact it had on society rather than the music."
"In the short term, a lot of cities will have to landfill these recyclables, since the US does not yet have a big enough demand for these recyclables in our manufacturing sector," Turner said. "It is possible that this could force bigger conversations about how our consumers should lessen their use of plastics, but as you know this will be a tough change for Western countries and China."
The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced in January the first batch of 490 approved national quality online courses, about 70 percent of which are provided by first-class universities.
It's a significant change compared with the just a bit over 4 percent the party achieved in the previous election in 2013.