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Ban extends condolences to people, Government of China in wake of devastating landslide

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today extended his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the devastating landslide in Shenzhen and expressed his solidarity with the people and Government of China.

African growth spurring foreign direct investment

Africa’s strong economic growth in recent years has led to more foreign direct investment from countries like China; that’s according to a researcher at one of the most established think-tanks in the United States.

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UN rights office ‘deeply concerned’ about Thailand’s deportation of Chinese activists

Voicing strong concern over the deportation of two Chinese activists by the Thai Government and their risk of being tortured and ill-treated by the authorities once sent back to China, the United Nations today urged Thailand to stop deporting individuals while calling on China to ensure its human rights obligation to those extradited.

Global cooperation urged at concert marking 70th anniversary at UN

The importance of global cooperation for peace to prevail was highlighted at a concert by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra marking the UN’s 70th anniversary.

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Students in China asking: “How should we really treat each other?”

Peer education and social media strategies to prevent violence against women and girls are being adopted in China by the UN agency that deals with gender issues, UN Women.

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Following Tianjin explosion, UN expert calls on China to ensure transparent investigation

The Government of China and relevant businesses in the country should ensure complete transparency in the investigation of the chemical disaster in Tianjin, including both causes and effects of the explosion, says an independent United Nations human rights expert.

UN chief ‘deeply saddened’ after deadly industrial explosions in northern China

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and the injuries to scores of people as a result of deadly explosions in Tianjin, China.

Gender equality promoted on the soccer field

Soccer can teach young boys and girls across the world that they are equals, according to the United Nations.

Professional players of the Spanish club, Valencia CF recently held a clinic for aspiring stars at the Beijing Royal School in China.

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Thai student says language is “key to understanding different cultures”

A medical student from Thailand who’s studying at a university in China says the only way to understand another culture is through its language.

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UN rights chief concerned by 'broad scope' of China's new security law

The top United Nations human rights official today expressed deep concern about the human rights implications regarding the scope of a new law on national security adopted by China on 1 July.