Of course, in the recent period, we are against some economic headwinds. This has a lot to do with the global economic environment.
The memory of the Holocaust is a powerful reminder of what can happen when we stop seeing our common humanity.
The annual National College Entrance Exams -- or gaokao -- are the only way to get into college. Failure means no degree, poorer job prospects and possibly a life of regret.
A moral person should recognize and respect others’ privacy, and deserve the same treatment. Social ethics and a healthy culture are thus formed when moral people are evident.
We made these progress amid a complex and severe global environment. Last year, the world economic growth hit a 6-year low, leading to slower growth in international trade, heavy loss in commodity prices, and increased uncertainty in global financial market. All this resulted in China's economic slowdown.
They were made in the context of an extremely complicated and challenging international environment. In 2015, world economic growth fell to its lowest rate in six years, growth in international trade slowed, commodity prices plummeted, and there was growing volatility in the global financial market. All this had a direct impact on China's economy.
Our literary and artistic creation should not be disoriented by the tide of market economy，nor be lost in serving its audiences; or else it will lack vitality.
Artists should not lose themselves in the tide of market economy nor go astray while answering the question of whom to serve, otherwise their work will lack vitality.
In literary and artistic creation, there is a tendency for quantity to outweigh quality, for mediocrity to overwhelm fine works as a result of simply copying others' stereotyped patterns and following the fashion of mechanized production and fast-food consumption.
The status-quo of "quantity over quality" in art has created "a plateau without summits" and led to a cookie-cutter approach in production and consumption, problems such as plagiarism and unoriginality still remain.
Like sunshine in the blue sky and the gentle breezes in spring, fine art works are expected to enlighten minds, comfort hearts, cultivate characters, and expunge any air of decadence.
Fine art works should be like sunshine in the blue sky and breeze inspring that will inspire minds, warm hearts, cultivate taste, and clean upundesirable work styles.
Over the past 25 years, China has been committed to reform and opening-up. As a result, we established a socialist market economy. We built an open economy. We improved productivity and overall national strength. We made all-around progress in social undertakings. Our people leapfrogged from a sufficient life to a moderately prosperous one.
Over the past 25 years, China has been unswervingly carrying outreform and opening up, building a socialist market economic system, establishing an open economy, strengthening social productivity and overall national power, improving various social programs, and made a historic leapfrog that transform people's life from a life that people barely had enough to eatand wear to a life that is moderately prosperous.
The third pillar of the Belt and Road Initiative is people-to-people and cultural exchanges. There are diverse civilizations and cultures on the Eurasian continent. None is superior to the others. In implementing the initiative, we hope these civilizations can learn from each other in an inclusive way, contributing to human progress.