BEIJING Durham Smythe Hat , Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- China's Minister of Justice Zhang Jun has underscored the importance of the Communist Party of China (CPC) leadership of lawyers, calling it the "soul of the country's legal system."
Zhang's remarks were made at a recent forum for lawyers and published in Friday's edition of the People's Daily, the flagship newspaper of the CPC.
Strengthening Party leadership of the work of lawyers is by no means just a slogan, nor a matter of expediency, Zhang said, adding that it fully accords with the national conditions and is an arrangement of the political system concerning the long-term development of the role of lawyers.
Zhang said the 19th CPC National Congress set the direction for reform and development of the role of lawyers. The report adopted at the congress stated that "the Party exercises overall leadership over all areas of endeavor in every part of the country."
The minister asked lawyers to closely study the report and thoroughly understand it.
Zhang said that Party leadership is the most fundamental nature of socialism with Chinese characteristics and the basic guarantee for socialist rule of law.
In this regard Raekwon McMillan Hat , strengthening Party building among lawyers is "the core part and fundamental measure" in deepening reform of the legal system, the minister said.
If this issue cannot be resolved, it will be inevitable that lawyers are influenced by Western legal systems, he said.
"We must adhere to Party leadership so as to develop the role of lawyers and strengthen self discipline among lawyers," Zhang said.
In August 2017, China had more than 330 Jason Sanders Hat ,000 lawyers and over 26,000 law firms.
GENEVA, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- Delegations from the DPRK and South Korea will march together under the name "Korea" and the Korean Unification Flag at the opening ceremony of the upcoming PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Saturday.
The announcement came from IOC President Thomas Bach after a four-party meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Saturday that was attended by delegations from the National Olympic Committees (NOC) of the DPRK and South Korea Jerome Baker Hat , the organization committee of the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, and members of the IOC.
All parties signed the Olympic Korean Peninsula Declaration after the meeting, which finalizes the necessary details of the DPRK's participation in the games.
The IOC will grant accreditations to 22 athletes from the DPRK who will compete in three sports and five disciplines, including figure skating, short track speed skating, cross country skiing Mike Gesicki Hat , Alpine skiing, and in a united women's hockey team. Accreditations will also be given to 24 officials and 21 media representatives from the DPRK.
The IOC has approved that delegations from the two countries be marching together as one under the name "Korea" at the Opening Ceremony and led into the Olympic Stadium by the Korean Unification Flag, carried by two athletes from the two NOCs respectively. There will be one female and one male athlete flagbearer leading the delegation in a special uniform with the Korean Unification Flag.
In addition, for the first time in the Olympic history of the two countries, a unified women's ice hockey team will be created by adding 12 players and one official from the DPRK to the existing South Korean Olympic squad of 23 players, but it's up to the head coach from South Korea to select the players for each match.
The unified women's ice hockey team will be represented by the Korean Unification Flag and compete as Korea Kenny Stills Hat , with the anthem being the song "Arirang". In all other sports, the athletes will compete for their respective NOC in their respective uniforms.
In his speech after Saturday's meeting, IOC President Bach credited the day as a "milestone on a long journey," as the IOC has been addressing the special situation of having the Olympic Winter Games 2018 on the Korean peninsula.
The PyeongChang Games have "opened the door for peaceful dialogue on the Korean peninsula," and shown that "Olympic sport always builds bridges" and "never erects walls," Bach said.
Real estate tycoon Wang Jianlin continued to be on top of the Hurun Real Estate Rich List Ryan Tannehill Hat , the Hurun research institute said Thursday in a report based on the 2014 list, though the average wealth of the individuals on the list declined compared to last year.
This is the third consecutive year for 60-year-old Wang, founder and chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, to be ranked as the richest entrepreneur in the property sector in China, with a fortune of 110 billion yuan ($17.93 billion), the report showed.
The threshold of the top 50 richest entrepreneurs on the list dropped to 6.5 billion yuan Cameron Wake Hat , 13 percent less from the 2013 list, and the average wealth of these 50 individuals also declined by 5 percent year-on-year to 14.9 billion yuan, according to the report.
The decline in the average wealth of the rich entrepreneurs was mainly caused by a slowdown in the residential property market, Wang Yongping, secretary--general of the China Commercial Real Estate Association, told the Global Times Thursday.
In September Reshad Jones Hat , Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties Co, the real estate subsidiary of Wang's Dalian Wanda Group, filed application for its IPO on the Hong Kong stock exchange, which analysts believe is intended to raise funds to support its development in the country's oversupplied commercial property sector.
The IPO is set to be the biggest in Hong Kong since AIA Group raised $20.5 billion in 2010, Reuters reported in September, quoting its own research data.
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