TAIPEI - Taiwan is no longer just "aging," but already an "aged society," according to the island's interior affairs authority.
The dramatic trek to the base camp begins from Lukla - 140 kilometers east of Kathmandu - and follows an ancient trading route that once linked Nepal and China's Tibet autonomous region, taking hikers over a soaring pass before dropping down into the lush Khumjung valley.
These full-size statues were part of the baked earth army sculpted by artisans for decades so that they could be buried with Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China (260-210 BC), and serve him in his afterlife. The site in Xi'an city in northwestern China, where the statues were excavated, along with clay chariots and horses, has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is now part of a museum.
HAIKOU - President Xi Jinping on Friday urged special economic zones (SEZs) to continue as important experimental platforms for reform and opening-up.
Many civilians and prisoners of war from China, the Soviet Union, the Korean Peninsula and Mongolia perished at the hands of Japanese scientists. Some of the victims were children.
Alongside Ke's individual match, the summit will include pair and team competitions with other high-ranking Chinese professional players like Lian Xiao and Gu Li.
He went on to say that officials should strictly guard individual virtue by refraining from corruption and pleasure-seeking. He warned that an official should keep both himself and his whole family "clean".