ly restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the U.S.," he said.
The test was "successfully conducted at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground from 22:41 to 22:48 on December 13," the DPRK's National Academy of Defense Science said, wit
hout providing further details on the test.
The U.S. diplomat, now the nominee for the deputy secretary of state, arrived in the
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Republic of Korea (ROK) for a three-day visit on Sunday.
He also met with President Moon Jae-in at the presidential office Blue House and held a luncheon meeting with Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul, according to Yonhap News Agency. During the 35-minute session at the Blue House, Mo
on requested Biegun's continued efforts to move forward the Korean peace process, according to the presidential office.
BEIJING, March 15 -- An article by President Xi Jinping on providing strong scientific and technological support for winning the battle against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) wil
l be published Monday on the Qiushi Journal, a flagship magazine of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.
Stressing that science and technology are the most powerful weapon in humanity's battle against diseases, Xi, who is also general secretary of the CPC Central Com
mittee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, said in the article that mankind can not defeat a major disaster or epidemic without scientific development and technological innovation.
The article highlighted linking the research on medicines and medical equipment with clinical treatment, and that saving the lives of more patients was the most pressing and important task.
The task of paramount importance for scientific research is treating severely and critically ill patients, and traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine should be combined for treatment, according to the article.
Vaccine is vital to epidemic prevention and control, with its safety the top priority, the article noted, calling for speeding up vaccine resea
rch and development while closely following the progress of related research overseas.
The article stressed coordinating research on virus source tracing and transmission routes to figure out where the virus came from and how it will develop.
The article also underscored psychological intervention to help patients recover.
Bio-security should be included in the over
all national security as an important part, the article said, calling for strengthening the system and capacity building of epidemic prevention and control and scientific research on public health.
The article stressed the importance of public hygiene campaigns in improving living environment. It emphasized resolutely eradicating the bad habit of eating wild a
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nimals to promote a civilized, healthy and environmentally friendly lifestyle.
The article called for strengthening international cooperation in scientific research, saying public health security is a common challenge faced by humanity, and all countries should join hands to cope with it.
Noting that the COVID-19 outbreaks have emerged in many countries, the article pointed out
that it is important to step up communication and exchange with the World Health Organization and carry out scientific research cooperation on source tracing, drugs, vaccines, testing and other fields with other countries, especially those hit hard by the virus.BEIJING, Oct. 28 -- Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming trip to Uzbekistan and Thailand is of great importance to cementing coope
ration among both SCO members and East Asian states, as well as solidifying Chinese relations with Uzbekistan and Thailand, senior officials said at a press briefing Monday.
Premier Li is scheduled to attend the 18th meeting of the Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Uzbek capital Tashkent, pay an official visit to Uzbekistan, and attend the 22nd China-ASEAN (10+1) leaders' meeting, the 22nd ASEAN-China, Japan and Republic of Korea (10+3) leaders' meeting a
nd the 14th East Asia Summit (EAS) in the Thai capital Bangkok before paying an official visit to Thailand, from Nov. 1 to 5.
During the SCO heads of government meeting, Li will explain Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and share the successful construction experience of the People's Republic of China in the past 70 years, accord
ing to Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong.
"Li will exchange in-depth views with the leaders of the participating countries on enhancing solidarity and mutual trust among member states, building the Belt and Road Initiative and cooperation in such fields as economy and trade, industrial capacity,
connectivity, finance, investment and people-to-people exchanges," Chen said.
Noting it will be Li's first official visit to Uzbekistan, Chen said the premier will exchange views with the Uzbek side on implementing the important consensus of the two heads of state, promoting the development of bilateral relations and internati
ositive signal of adhering to multilateralism and free trade, building an open world economy, according to Assistant Minister of Commerce Li Chenggang.
Calling Thailand a traditional friendly neighbor and important partner for the Belt and Road cooperation, Chen said Premier Li's official visit to Thailand is the second visit by the premier in six years.
During the visit, the premier will exchange in-dept
h views with the leaders of the Thai side on bilateral relations and cooperation. The two sides will issue a joint press statement between the two governments and sign cooperation documents in such fields as technology and e-commerce.Chengdu, situated in southwestern Chinas Sichuan Province, holds beautiful natural scenery with lush hills, bamboo forests and fresh air and a moderate climate. It has become famous as the home for pandas, where a number of nature parks and breeding centers have been opened up
in the surrounding area to protect the cute and cuddly looking animal. The panda has emerged as a mascot for the Chinese people.
The city is also well known for serving spicy hot pot meals, as well as other local cuisines that have become so po
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in hot chili oil), huigou rou (double-cooked pork belly) and gongbao jiding (diced chicken with peanuts and dried chilies).
Fish slices boiled in hot chili oil
Double-cooked pork belly
But what about taking a vacation to Chengdu? Is there anything else special about the city besides food? Sichuan Opera is. Sichuan Opera, with a history of 300 years, features different singing styles from the eastern and northwestern parts of th