During Monday's discussion, she talked about villagers' efforts to plant produce that brings them a higher income, such as carrots and traditional Chinese medicinal herbs. Xi asked her questions from time to time.
Noting that he very much agrees with the important ideas on such areas as national construction, improvement of the people's livelihood, and scientific and technological innovation Putin proposed in his recent state of the union speech, Xi said he believed both China and Russia will stick to their own development paths in the predetermined directions and make new achievements.
CHANGSHA－Hauling garbage has become Shi Chengfu's hobby. The more he carries, the happier he is. For the past half-century, the shoulder pole was the 90-year-old Shi's primary tool for carrying heavy loads. These days, with an influx of tourists－and their trash－to his family's restaurant, he now uses the pole to transport rubbish bins to a nearby disposal site.
These developments will be in the better interest of uniting and encouraging the Chinese people in the struggle for realizing the Chinese dream -- the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, Xi said.
With his unremitting efforts and devotion, Mackerras has built a bridge of mutual understanding and amity between our people, said Xi.
People in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions shared their belief that President Xi will lead the country to accomplish greater development and the Chinese Dream.
Guo accepted an offer from a Shenzhen electrics company with a monthly salary of 5,000 yuan ($796). The company has been cooperating with the prison in vocational training for five years.