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.
Chinese scientists were the first to prove on a national scale that increasing biodiversity can improve ecosystems' productivity and increase the amount of carbon gas their soil can store, the journal said.
China-Gambia relations have undergone twists and turns in the past four decades. In 1974, China established diplomatic ties with Gambia, but that nation announced it "restored diplomatic ties" with Taiwan in 1995. Within 12 days, China announced it would terminate diplomatic ties with Gambia.
In 112 pages, the English proficiency standard lays down detailed requirements for listening, speaking, reading and writing. It also includes practical skills, such as translating, where standards are rare worldwide.
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.
Such top-level interaction has helped boost global governance by bringing China's wisdom into play as anti-globalization ideas are spreading and trade protectionism is on the rise, Ruan said.
Xi's leadership and charisma have earned him and his country many friends among foreign leaders representing a diverse range of cultures and social systems, he added.
Jiangsu will incorporate the Research Institute in Yangtze River Delta and the Taicang Campus into the overall planning for their provincial social and economic development and give their support in terms of policy, institution, service and funds.