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SUNS # 8747 Wednesday 5 September 2018
 
  Contents  

Trade : China to stand firm against US unilateral punitive tariffs (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
China is set to stand firm as the United S tates prepares the ground for imposing unilateral punitive tariffs on imports of $200 billion of Chinese goods under the controversial US Section 301 provisions, according to people familiar with the development.

Opinion : China-Africa cooperation a vibrant partnership for development (PRIV)
(IPS, Beijing)
This Forum on China-Africa Cooperation is an embodiment of two major priorities of the United Nations: to pursue fair globalization and to promote development that leaves no one beh ind in the context of a rules-based system of international relations supported by strong multilateral institutions.

Guyana : How it must prepare to cope with "jeopardies, perils" of oil discov ery (PRIV)
(IPS, Georgetown)
Recent huge offshore oil discoveries are believed to have set Guyana - one of the poorest countries in South America - on a path to riches.

Ghana : Poverty-stricken communities are restoring once-barren land (PRIV)
(IPS, Accra)
In the scorching Upper East Region of Ghana, the dry seasons are long and for kilometres around there is nothing but barren, dry earth.

Opinion : Plight of women & young people in Rohingya refugee crisis (PRIV)
(IPS, Dhaka)
August 25, 2018 marked one year sinc e violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine State, triggering the massive Rohingy a exodus to neighbouring Bangladesh.

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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Due to the local Jeune Genevois holiday for UN offices in Geneva, the next issue #8748 will appear on 10 September.


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