Another area of great interest to Mackerras has been China's ethnic groups, which he has written about extensively. In particular, he has taken a great interest in the Uygurs in Northwest China.
There were eight Chinese between the ages of 24 and 37 on the Titanic, boiler workers sharing one 59-pound third-class ticket, according to the record of Titanic Cruise Line, but only six survived from its sinking. When they arrived in the United States, they were not helped, like the other 705 survivors. Instead they were forced to leave the country within 24 hours, because of the Chinese Exclusion Act signed in 1882.
"I am sure our party will do a good job in parliament, because most of our newly-elected lawmakers are local officials from the local administration, as such they are experienced people," Salvini added.
Ke Jie, one of the world's best Go players, will compete against another artificial intelligence Go program, China's Golaxy, on April 27 in Fuzhou, East China's Fujian province, according to chinanews.com.
In the pair format, Lian and Gu will face off, with each having an AlphaGo teammate. Also, five Chinese players will play together, alternating moves, to test AlphaGo's adaptability to their combined style in the team event.
BEIJING - An official with the State Administration of Cultural Heritage (SACH) Monday warned against security loopholes at many heritage sites and vowed to enhance law enforcement.
"The change in the last 50 years has been astonishing," he said. "I fell in love with the place ... when my wife (Alyce) and I went to Beijing as 'foreign experts' to teach at what was then called the Beijing Foreign Languages Institute. It is now called the Beijing Foreign Studies University, and I still love the place."
The upcoming competition between Ke Jie and Golaxy will further test the competitive ability of the domestic AI Go program, and it will be a starting point for wide use of AI go technology in public apps, Lin said.
None of the three major contenders has gathered enough votes to win the absolute majority of seats in parliament necessary to govern alone.