The US government has so far said it was "disappointed" at Abe's visit. It should use much stronger words in denouncing Abe's acts and urge Japan to face up honestly to its past. After all, Abe's shrine visit came only 19 days after the 72nd anniversary of the attack on the Pearl Harbor, which drew the US into WWII.
The report polled over 2,000 business executives responsible for R&D and product development from 20 countries and regions, to gauge their perception on the evolving state of innovation across the globe.
Wang Xiaotao, the agency's chief, also attended. He was named the head of theagency, the first of its kind in the country's history, earlier this month.
Xi said that the 19th CPC National Congress had called for firm resolve in implementing the strategy for military-civilian integration, achieving greater integration and building integrated national strategic system and capabilities.
Xi, who is general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and head of the Party's military commission, was unanimously elected president of the People's Republic of China and chairman of the Central Military Commission of the PRC at the fifth meeting of the First Plenary Session of the 13th National People's Congress on Saturday.
The agency will take over the foreign assistance duties of the ministries of commerce and foreign affairs, State Councilor Wang Yong said as he delivered the reform plan at a plenary meeting of the 13th National People's Congress.
The reform plan, which proposes the formation of eight agencies including the international development cooperation agency, is subject to the newly formed State Council's approval, Xinhua reported.