In 1964, Mackerras went to China for the first time. Over the past five decades, he has visited China over 60 times and has made tireless efforts to present a real China to Australia and the world based on his personal experience of China's development and progress, Xi said.
As we enter the Year of the Dog, one can't help but wish that dog owners in China improve their social responsibility and not let their dogs be a public nuisance.
"I may not have agreed with some of the things I was told, but we could sit down and have a civilized conversation."
The vote to renew the Italian parliament in Sunday proved one of the most divisive and uncertain elections in years for the country.
Lu, former head of the political department of the Ministry of Justice, is accused of bribing government workers with more than 12.7 million yuan ($2 million) to provide fake information regarding his age, his family members, his education and employment background and documents to join the Communist Party of China, obtain an honorary title and promotions between 1992 and 2016, the prosecutor said at the trial in Anyang Intermediate People's Court in Henan province.