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Xinhua world news summary at 1000 GMT, Oct. 3

03 Oct 2023, 20:18 GMT+10

BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sent a congratulatory message to Mohamed Muizzu on his election as president of the Maldives.

In his message, Xi said that China and the Maldives enjoy a long history of friendly exchanges. (China-Maldives-Xi Message)

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PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet said on Tuesday that the government had released 1.2 billion U.S. dollars to assist the poor and vulnerable people in the country since 2019.

The Southeast Asian nation has provided cash handouts to pregnant women and children under the age of two since 2019, to COVID-19-affected poor and vulnerable people since 2020, and to inflationary pressures-hit households since 2022. (Cambodia-Vulnerable People)

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STOCKHOLM -- Three scientists, Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz and Anne L'Huillier, won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics "for experimental methods that generate attosecond pulses of light for the study of electron dynamics in matter," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday. (Sweden-Nobel Prize)

UNITED NATIONS -- A Chinese envoy said Monday that China will steadfastly support the international system centered around the United Nations.

"China works tirelessly to promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind, and firmly upholds the UN-centered international system," Dai Bing, China's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, told the opening of the main session of the Fifth Committee of the 78th UN General Assembly, which deals with internal UN administrative and budgetary matters. (UN-China-Budgetary Matter)

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