Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Nov. 10

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail Xinhua, November 10, 2021
Adjust font size:

WELLINGTON -- Business leaders from the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) affirmed Wednesday that a collective approach putting people at the heart of the Asia-Pacific agenda is needed to overcome current challenges.

"The challenges we face today -- whether the pandemic recovery, trade, climate change, or inequality -- show that a prosperous, peaceful and resilient future for all can only be achieved by all economies working together," said ABAC Chair Rachel Taulelei in a statement. (New Zealand-APEC-Business leaders)

- - - -

NEW YORK -- Former U.S. Secretary of State and seasoned diplomat Henry Kissinger on Tuesday called on the United States and China to seek a way to coexist and cooperate with each other.

"It is essential for China and the United States to overcome their difficulties," Kissinger said in a video speech delivered at the annual gala dinner of the New York City-based U.S. National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR).

He noted that "it is even more important for China and the United States to find some common projects on which they can cooperate." (U.S.-China-Kissinger)

- - - -

NEW DELHI -- At least six people were killed and many others injured Wednesday after a bus and a truck collided with each other in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, police said.

Following the collision the bus caught fire.

The accident took place on a highway in Barmer district, about 535 km west of Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. (India-Road accident-Toll)

- - - -

UNITED NATIONS -- The number of children with disabilities globally is estimated at nearly 240 million, according to a UNICEF report released on Tuesday.

The new estimate for the number of children with disabilities is higher than previous estimates, and is based on a more meaningful and inclusive understanding of disabilities, which considers difficulties across several domains of functioning, as well as symptoms of anxiety and depression, said UNICEF. (UN-Children-Disabilities) Enditem

Follow on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.
ChinaNews App Download
Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:   
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from