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  • China being "coercive," say so the world's sole superpower

    Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven richest countries are finally having their first in-person meeting in two years in London, and apparently U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will not miss out on this opportunity to peddle his "China threat" conspiracy.

    According to media reports, ministers from those like-minded countries joined a Tuesday morning session dedicated entirely to China, during which, with apparent maneuvering and guidance from the United States, they concluded by accusing China of being "coercive."

  • China votes against EU-drafted resolution on Belarus at UNHRC

    China on Wednesday voted against a draft resolution on Belarus submitted by some European Union member states to the 46th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

    The draft resolution expressed concerns about alleged human rights violations that occurred in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election in Belarus and in its aftermath.

  • Commentary: China's space station to house more int'l cooperation

    China successfully launched the core module of its space station on Thursday, opening a new foothold for humanity in space.

    China's space station, guided by the idea of building a community with a shared future for humanity, will become a common home transcending Earthly bonds and an outpost for countries worldwide to explore the universe through cooperation.

  • Conference of Parties to UN Biodiversity Convention kicks off today – aim to halt biodiversity loss

    The Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity COP15 starts today on 11 October in Kunming, China. The aim is to agree on targets and actions to halt the global biodiversity loss. Actual decisions are expected in the second part of the Conference of the Parties, which will be held from 25 April to 8 May 2022.

  • COP26: Uniting the world to tackle climate change

    The UK will be hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow from October 31 - November 12, 2021, to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

  • Kunming Conference provides a good prospects for further work to halt biodiversity loss

    The first phase of a meeting of parties to the UN Convention on Biodiversity provided good prospects for further negotiations aimed at halting biodiversity loss. Hosted by China in Kunming and partly arranged as a virtual event, the main achievement of the meeting was a unified message concerning the level of ambition in necessary measures. The Declaration stresses the need for swift action in all areas of society to halt the loss of biodiversity.

  • Lies are stopped by truths

    The ending of chaos and resumption of stability in Hong Kong is a fact that all Chinese people, including Hong Kong compatriots, are glad to see. The so-called 2021 Hong Kong Policy Act Report issued by the U.S. Department of State on March 31 is complete slandering.

    The report, arbitrarily fabricating lies and attacking the national security law in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), claimed, in a super exaggerated manner, that Hong Kong's autonomy was "undermined," and tried to frame China with groundless accusations.

  • UN chief in self-isolation after contact with COVID-positive person

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has been in self-isolation after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, said Farhan Haq, his deputy spokesman.

  • UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow kicks off this weekend

    The Parties to the UN Climate Change Agreement will meet in Glasgow, Great Britain on 31 October–12 November. This is the first meeting since the start of the term of the Paris Agreement in 2020. The key aim is to accelerate actions by countries towards stricter emission reductions.

  • UN to allocate record high USD 150 million to support humanitarian operations in 13 countries

    The UN Central Emergency Response Fund will allocate record high USD 150 million this year to support humanitarian operations in 13 countries in different regions of the world, UN Humanitarian Office Spokesman Jens Laerke said on Friday during a briefing.

  • UNICEF to set up system to fund Afghan teachers directly without giving money to Taliban

    The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund has announced the setting up of a system to fund the Afghan teachers directly without giving money to the Taliban, reported a local media.

  • Western countries should stop imposing double standards regarding human rights

    The 46th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) came to a close on Wednesday. What the world has witnessed during the four-week conference was a record of the repeated double standards of the United States and some other Western countries.

    The beacon of human rights, as they would like to call themselves, has failed to shed light upon its own weaknesses. While they tried in vain to boast their human rights superiority, China's position and achievements on human rights have won the support and recognition of many developing countries.

  • World food import bill to reach record high in 2021

    The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said the global food trade should hit an all-time record high in both volume and value terms.

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