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CANBERRA Women's Julien Davenport Jersey , July 11 (Xinhua) -- Close confidants of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday applauded an overnight speech in which Turnbull reminded disgruntled conservative colleagues of the values upon which his governing Liberal Party was founded.
Recent bickering among those in the coalition government, made up of MPs and senators from the Liberal Party and the Nationals Party, has stolen the headlines down under in recent weeks, with conservatives voicing concern that the government's direction was out of touch with traditionally conservative values.
But in a not-so-thinly-veiled swipe at the conservative faction, which includes former Prime Minister Tony Abbott who was ousted by Turnbull in 2015, Turnbull reminded MPs of the values upon which the Liberal Party was founded.
Speaking at the Policy Exchange meeting in London overnight, Turnbull said when Sir Robert Menzies Women's D'Onta Foreman Jersey , who was prime minister twice between 1939 and 1966, founded the Liberal Party in 1944, it was to be "firmly anchored" in the center of the Australian political spectrum.
On Tuesday, Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop was one of many Liberal Party leaders who applauded Turnbull's speech, saying the prime minister "elegantly articulated" the party's values.
"It very elegantly articulates our values as the Liberal Party and it refers to Sir Robert Menzies' efforts in the 1940s to consolidate the center-right of Australian politics," Bishop told Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) radio on Tuesday.
Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg also approved of Turnbull's message, describing the speech as a "powerful" one which would serve to remind Liberal Party members of the party's founding values.
"When it comes to the philosophical underpinnings of our party Women's Zach Cunningham Jersey , Prime Minister Turnbull is absolutely right," Frydenberg told Sky News on Tuesday.
"(Menzies) specifically took the name 'Liberal' because he didn't want our party to become reactionary, and that's very, very important to remember."
Meanwhile, former Liberal Premier of New South Wales, Nick Greiner compounded the criticism of former PM Abbott in saying that Abbott's "five point plan" to win the next federal election, which included plans to reform the Senate to make it easier for the governing party to pass legislation Women's Deshaun Watson Jersey , was "never going to happen."
"No one is going to reform the constitution with respect to the senate whether that is desirable or not," Greiner told the ABC.
Despite the support for Turnbull's speech, some in Canberra were unhappy with Turnbull's selective quoting of Menzies.
Former Liberal Party Senator Cory Bernardi, who defected to form his own Australian Conservatives party earlier this year, said Turnbull's speech only "confirmed why regular Aussies need to join the (conservative movement)."
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Singer-songwriter Hu Hongjin (left) poses in front of a poster of his new album with Shen Lihui Texans Tyler Ervin Jersey , founder of Modern Sky.
Singer-songwriter Wu Hongjin, better known as Zuoxiao Zuzhou, recently released his latest album, We Need a Troubadour, in Beijing. Wu's lyrics are obscure, and his music is considered non-mainstream.
Wu has released 17 studio albums during his decade long career, and made headlines for the way he prices his albums Texans Braxton Miller Jersey , ranging from 30 to 500 yuan ($4.90 to $81.61).
The 44 year-old is comfortable with the controversy, but will only answer questions from reporters after they listen to his music. At a recent media conference to introduce his new album, Wu played three full length music videos before taking questions.
Some music critics say his singing skills are below average, and the stories he tells in his songs are difficult to understand. In his previous albums, Wu is heard screaming and roaring, but his latest work is more toned down.
His new album features 11 songs, and Wu invited Taiwan singer-songwriters Bobby Chen Tyler Ervin Jersey , Sandee Chan and Hong Kong singer-songwriter Anthony Wong, to sing with him on three of the tracks: Take A Picture, Pacific Breeze and The Most Absurd.
"I want to show you my spiritual world is shared by these talented musicians," he says.
"Looking back on my history, you will see that it usually takes about five to 10 years for my songs to be understood and welcomed. So for the new album, I am not worried. I don't want to explain too much because I think it is stupid."
Shen Lihui, the founder and head of Modern Sky Braxton Miller Jersey , China's biggest indie music label, produced and released Wu's latest album.
"Though he looks unreliable, Wu finished all of his work ahead of schedule,” Shen says. "This time he is also reasonable about pricing his album, which is being sold for 85 yuan."
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