al progress, peopl▓e's livelihood, an

ge, and in improving people's daily lives.The People's Republic of China wi▓ll celebrate its 60th birthday on October the first. The cou▓ntry has made significant achievements in science and technology over the years, particularly since open▓ing up to the rest of the world thirty years ago. ▓T

he Ministry of Science and Technology lauded these achiev▓ements at a press conferenc

e this morning.Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao labeled the country'

s scientific and technologic▓al innovation as an "improvement pillar" at the opening ceremony of 2009 Summer Davos.The Ministry of Science and ▓Technology agrees, saying China has raised the benchmark i▓n innovation. Since


d national security.Wan Ga

the founding of the People's Republic, C▓hina has becom

    ng said, "The successful manned space flights, and the launch o▓f a lunar satellite, have made China one of a few c▓ountries capable of making contributions to the world's peaceful use of