"In the past, emergency management functions were separated in different ministries. If approved, the new ministry will become a single department responsible for major safety risks with clearly-defined power and responsibilities," said Zhu Lijia, a professor of public management at the Chinese Academy of Governance.
In their messages, leaders of foreign countries, political parties and organizations expressed confidence that under Xi's leadership China will achieve greater prosperity and make more contributions to world peace and development.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, who is also the current chairman of the African Union, said that under the strong leadership of Xi, China has achieved glorious progress, with the people's livelihood greatly improved and the country's international influence continuously promoted.
Shijin village in Baoting Li autonomous county on the island's eastern side, has developed rural tourism by tapping the spectacular views of its lush green mountains, as well as the colorful culture of Li ethnic people, the original residents of Hainan. The village's efforts have raised per capita income from 2,000 yuan about 10 years ago to more than 13,000 yuan.
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.
Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a thumbs-up as he watches the football match in Berlin between youth teams from Zhidan in China's Shaanxi province and VfL Wolfsburg, Germany, March 29, 2014. The Chinese team lost to VfL Wolfsburg 0-2. [Photo/Xinhua]