Pointing to the 140,000 Chinese nationals studying at Australian universities, he said: "The great majority are excellent students. They also contribute a lot of money to our university system. Are we going to put it at risk?"
He also extended his gratitude to the Chinese government and people for their support and help. Gambia is at a vital stage of economic and social development and hopes to obtain help from China, Barrow said.
This survey is important. It is important because, first of all, the Chinese government wants to know. I think that they sincerely want to know. I think they want to know the thoughts, ideas and sentiments of the average person. I believe that they are truly interested in what people think in order to know how to lead them better. I believe that they are even interested in what I think and feel here as a foreigner.
Mackerras found the whole experience in China challenging in the early days. "But I got to love the place and that love has never left me."
The SPC said it will improve the analysis and study of relics-related cases and set up an effective long-term system for heritage protection.
I'm a proponent of the idea that 'everything rises and falls on leadership.' As we see the terrible events unfolding in America right now, at the same time, we see stability, growth and social harmony in China. Americans don't believe me when I report back to them the amazing advances that are being made, every day, here in China. They simply don't know China like I do.
While the reform and opening-up drive, which began 40 years ago, has made amazing progress, it brought major changes to the country's Constitution.
"College education is still beset with problems like old-fashioned teaching methods and content, as well as a lack of teaching quality," said Zhan Dechen, a professor with Harbin Institute of Technology.