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Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Aug. 3

04 Aug 2021, 00:05 GMT+10

BEIJING -- China has delivered 350 million doses of vaccines to co-sponsors of the Initiative for Belt and Road Partnership on COVID-19 Vaccines Cooperation, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.

The spokesperson said in a press release that Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi chaired the Asia and Pacific High-level Conference on Belt and Road Cooperation in June this year. During the meeting, China and 28 countries jointly launched the Initiative for Belt and Road Partnership on COVID-19 Vaccines Cooperation, calling for stronger cooperation in vaccine assistance, export, and joint production. (China-BRI-Vaccines)

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KUWAIT CITY -- Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Monday launched its new Super Device products in Kuwait.

These devices include the MatePad Tablet, MateView standalone monitor and MateBook Series, which offer the seamless integration brought by its Smart Office setup, said Jiang Guang'ao, general manager of Huawei's Consumers BG Kuwait Representative Office. (Kuwait-Huawei-New Products)

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SYDNEY -- Scientists from Australia and China have joined forces to create a potentially vastly improved treatment for two of the world's leading causes of blindness, age and diabetes-related eye problems.

Prof. Di Yu, an immunologist from the University of Queensland's Diamantina Institute, worked with scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Beijing Chaoyang Hospital on eye afflictions that affect hundreds of millions of people. (Australia-China-Eye-Research treatment)

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KIGALI -- Rwanda has raised 620 million U.S. dollars through the issuance of a 10-year Eurobond, authorities said in a statement released on Monday.

The bond was oversubscribed with orders of 1.6 billion dollars, said the statement released by Rwandan Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. (Rwanda-Eurobond)

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