The leader of the League, which had run the campaign with a strong anti-immigration and Eurosceptic platform, said Italians sent a clear signal on Sunday. "It is the Italians who decide for Italy, not Paris, not Berlin or Brussels, and not the spread (the financial markets)," Salvini told reporters.
"Although I don't sing myself, I am also very passionate about music, especially Chinese and Western opera," Mackerras said. "I think some people probably found it surprising that a Westerner should take so much interest in a kind of opera that sounds very strange to Western ears."
"We have struck out hard against air pollution, achieving a drop of over 30 percent in the average density of fine particulate matter in key areas," he said. "We will completely prohibit garbage from being brought into China."
She said there have been "some true victories" with respect to China's air pollution, but the country still faces major challenges in controlling emissions from vehicles, which are climbing higher even as emissions from coal burning drop.
European Union regulators are searching for ways to recycle more plastic, as waste piles up in ports after China's foreign garbage import ban, according to Reuters.