China will press forward with the reform and opening-up drive and socialist system, which transformed its economy into the world's fourth-largest, President Hu Jintao said Thursday. We've Come a Long Way, Still Miles to Go Slideshow: Changing Lifestyle
A couple walk past a huge photo showing a group of Chinese women wearing sun glasses in the 1980s on December 16, 2008 in Beijing, China.
Since China initiated its reform and opening-up policy, the per capita income of rural residents grew 7.1 percent annually.
A key Party session approved on Wednesday govt reform plans and two lists of candidates, one for State leaders and the other for leading members of the CPPCC.
China's reform and opening-up policies have not only greatly changed the country, but also contributed much to the development of world civilization.
China has set a goal of doubling per capita disposable income of rural residents by 2020 from the 2008 level. Full Coverage
A three-storey photo studio seems a little lonely against the tall buildings and spacious mansions on the Shangzhi downtown street in Daoli District of Harbin.
In the 30 years, the renminbi and its exchange system have undergone some significant changes, mirroring the nation's changes.
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