Cao Li, professor of English language and American Literature at Tsinghua University, said establishing unified standards of English proficiency in China will help promote communication and mutual recognition among the creators of various English tests in China and those that are better-known globally, such as IELTS and Toefl tests.
With votes counted in over 58,000 polling stations out of total 62,000 at midday, official data showed the center-right coalition altogether reached 36-37 percent of the vote. The anti-establishment Five Star Movement followed with some 32 percent.
Its major partner in the center-right coalition, Forza Italia (FI) party, was in the second place with some 14 percent. "Today a good path begins," League's leader Matteo Salvini told a press conference in Milan.
It was also a time when the United States and Australia were preparing to send their troops to join the Vietnam War. "There were demonstrations in Beijing and we joined in. I was against the war anyway."
He confirmed the League's political path would remain within the center-right, dismissing any chance of a possible alliance with populist M5S to form a government.