The central authorities published this year's No 1 document on Sunday, setting out policies for the revitalization of the countryside.
Since Trump took office a year ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed repealing the Clean Power Plan and is exploring options to replace it with a weaker policy.
On the heels of French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May, Dutch King Willem-Alexander on Tuesday headed to China for his second visit since ascending the throne. The trio's China trip in a month has sent a clear message that major European countries have opted for closer and more practical ties with China.
Talent is key to revitalizing China's rural areas, officials said at a news conference organized by the State Council Information Office on Tuesday.
Given the sensitivity of China-India ties after last summer's trespassing across the border by Indian troops, it is no surprise that the Indian defense minister's recent visit to military posts along the border has provoked Chinese concerns.
The central authorities have vowed to investigate any falsification of local governments in poverty alleviation data. Only the central authorities－no other departments－will be in charge of inspecting and assessing local governments' performance in poverty relief this year.
According to the Tobacco Monopoly Law, only adults are allowed to buy cigarettes and only authorized retailers are allowed to sell them. Yet parents in different cities across the country have complained to the media about how easy it is for children to purchase cigarettes online.
Diligent efforts have been made to put into action the blueprint presented by General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee Xi Jinping to guide the country's development on every front. In the economic sector, the focus is on achieving high quality growth and building a modernized economy.
Since the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in October first advanced the rural revitalization strategy, the Central Rural Work Conference has accorded high priority to the strategy's implementation. And this year's No 1 central document has prescribed measures to facilitate the implementation of the strategy in an all-round way.
With the majority of cities banning or limiting where fireworks can be set off during Spring Festival, some people wanting the traditional quick-fire, flashbang celebrations of firecrackers have turned to electronic substitutes.