The State Supreme Science and Technology Award of China (in simplified Chinese 国家最高科学技术奖) is the highest prize awarded to scientists in China by the president. It is also known as China's Nobel Prize.
Sun Zhengcai is currently a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, secretary of the CPC Chongqing Municipal Committee, and chairman of the Standing Committee of Jilin Provincial People's Congress.
Sun Chunlan is currently a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee, and chairperson of the Standing Committee of the Fujian Provincial People's Congress.
Su Yu is a senior general of the Chinese People's Liberation Army and an outstanding strategist.
The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress is the permanent body of the NPC.
The Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee is an administrative body of the Political Bureau and its Standing Committee.
The State Council of the People's Republic of China is the Central People's Government of the PRC. The Constitution stipulates that the State Council, that is, the Central People's Government of the PRC, is the executive body of the highest organ of state power; it is the highest organ of state administration.
Sidney Shapiro, born in Brooklyn, New York in 1915, is an author and translator who has lived in China since 1947. He is the oldest member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's highest advisory body. A law graduate of St John’s University in New York City, he joined the US army in November 1941.
According to the Ministry of Public Security, more than 50 million foreigners exit or enter the country on average every year, while another 5 million live here. Of these, about half-a-million call China home.
Sixty-four years ago, Sidney Shapiro, a young American lawyer-turned soldier, enrolled on a Chinese language learning programme with a plan to partake in an overseas assignment.