Shatu, once an impoverished village in the island's northwestern area, has now become a village of sweet potatoes with some global stature.
Sanya, the resort city at the island's southern tip, has established a smart database management system including the situation of each impoverished household - income, health condition, family members and employment - can be followed by scanning a code in front of the household name.
The national political advisers believe that sound and stable economic growth will continue in 2018, supported by supply-side structural reform, Wang Guoqing, the spokesman of the first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, said at a news conference.
It is only in their imaginations that such technology will boost the island’s “defense” capabilities. Even having bought the technology, and should the island manage to master the capability to manufacture submarines on its own, the vessels will not help them achieve their goal.
"The summit has made important contributions to boosting industry cooperation across the Straits," said Liu, who pledged continued efforts to promote economic and cultural exchanges and communication between the two sides.