BUENOS AIRES -- China's proposal to build a more interconnected global economy would help reduce inequality, Argentine experts have said ahead of the G20 summit scheduled for Sept. 4-5 in China's eastern city of Hangzhou.
Now is a crucial moment for the global economy in which China's leadership can make a difference, they believe. (Argentina-G20 Summit)
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UNITED NATIONS -- A Chinese envoy on Friday called for full consultation with South Sudan on the deployment of a regional protection force, saying the deployment should obtain consent from the country's transitional government.
Only by doing so will the regional protection force truly achieve the goal to promote peace and stability in South Sudan and to create favorable conditions for implementation of a peace agreement of all parties, China's Ambassador Liu Jieyi told the UN Security Council. (UN-South Sudan-Peacekeeping Mission)
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WASHINGTON -- China's near-term growth outlook has improved due to recent policy support but the country needs to rein in fast credit growth to ensure economic transition on a sustainable footing, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Friday.
The Chinese economy is expected to grow 6.6 percent this year, with the inflation rate rising to 2 percent, the IMF said in a report after concluding its annual economic health check on the Chinese economy. (IMF-China-Economy)
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KIEV -- Kiev Gymnasium of Oriental Languages received modern educational equipment worth about 226,000 U.S. dollars from the Chinese government, the Ukrainian Education Ministry said on Friday.
"We are grateful to the Government of the People's Republic of China for the support. I want to emphasize that such projects are very important as they demonstrate the fruitful development of bilateral relations between our countries," Roman Greba, the Ukrainian Deputy Education Minister, said in a statement. (Ukraine-Linguistic gymnasium-China)