s expected to see significant growth during the week-long holiday, Wang said.
The lives and working conditions of those who stick to their position during the holiday is also what China’s leadership cares about.
After visiting grass-roots government employees and residents in hutong, or traditional alley, in central Beijing’s Qian
men, President Xi Jinping also went to a property service center on Friday to visit staff and community workers.
On the way back, Xi dropped in on a restaurant, talked to the owner and some customers and w
ished them good luck ahead of Spring Festival. Xi also called on a nearby express delivery station and visited
the deliverymen on duty, stressing that priority should be given to solving employment problems and creating more jobs.
In his 2019 New Year Speech, Xi also expressed appreciation for deliverymen, street clean
ers, taxi drivers, and countless others who are sticking to post during New Year holidays.
“We should thank these workers who contribute to the creation of our beautiful society. Their hard work is much appreciated,” Xi said.
Iran unveiled an indigenous long-range cruise missile on Saturday, Tasnim news agency reported.
The missile, Hoveizeh, was displayed at a ceremo
ny in the capital Tehran, which was attended by Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami.
Manufactured by Iranian Defense Ministry’s Aerospace Industries Organization
, the missile is ready to be delivered to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force.
With a range of 1,350 km, Hoveizeh cruises at low altitudes and is used for ground targets.
It has high precision and accuracy and is capable of inflicting heavy destruction on the targets, Hatami said.
The Iranian minister also described the Hoveizeh missile as “a symbol of self-confide
nce,” saying it is a major defense achievement in world’s military technologies.
Despite western calls to curb its missile program, Iran has vowed to continue to develop and test missiles in line with its deterrence policy.
The stomach is the first stop in the digestive tract before food and drink passes onwards
into the intestines. It is a muscular bean-shaped sack about the size of a fist that is situated at the top of the abdo
men. The cells of the stomach lining secrete acidic gastric juices, which mix with ingested food.
Stomach cancer is one of the top four most common cancers worldwide and is a significant
problem in China. The estimated five-year survival rate for stomach cancer is less than 30 percent. If diagnose
d at an early stage, the chances of being successfully cured are greatly improved, which is why early detection is very important.
Beijing United Family Hospital’s UK gastroenterologist Dr Neil Galletly talks more ab
out the disease and discusses ways people can prevent stomach cancer to keep our stomachs healthy.
How to reduce your risk of stomach cancer?
Cancer prevention – for any cancer – is about taking action to reduce the risk of developi
ng cancer. This usually means implementing changes to your diet or lifestyle. It can include avoiding and elimina
ting risk factors (ie. things known to increase the risk of cancer) and increasing exposure to protective factors (ie. thi
ngs known to reduce the risk of cancer). Although avoiding risk factors and increasing protective factors does not guarantee that you will not get canc
er, it should lower your risk. Taking the following actions should reduce your risk of stomach cancer: