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China made a fresh pledge Tuesday to support the United Nations in playing a central role in international affairs 45 years after the restoration of its lawful seat in the UN.

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China calls Japan's recruitment of comfort women a 'crime against humanity'

China has called the forced recruitment of comfort women by the Japanese military during the Second World War 'an atrocious crime against humanity'. The remarks come after the Japanese government criticized the unveiling of a statue commemorating the struggles of comfort women in Shanghai.

China's urban jobless rate slightly down in Q3

China created 10.67 million new jobs in the first nine months of this year. That's according to the latest report from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.

NDRC: 80 percent of annual targets reached in cutting overcapacity

China's state planners say the country is on track in cutting overcapacity in the steel and coal sectors. The National Development and Reform Commission said Tuesday that both sectors have achieved 80 percent of their annual reduction goals.

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