Zhang Gaoli, Chinese vice premier and special envoy of President Xi Jinping, delivers a speech at the United Nations headquarters in New York April 22, 2016. Ma Zhaoxu will become China’s ambassador to the United Nations headquarters in New York. Photo: Xinhua

Why Ma Zhaoxu, China’s new man at the United Nations, signals greater ambition on global stage

The former ambassador to Australia made a name for himself with his controversial comments on human rights. Now he is on his way to New York 

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Zhang Gaoli, Chinese vice premier and special envoy of President Xi Jinping, delivers a speech at the United Nations headquarters in New York April 22, 2016. Ma Zhaoxu will become China’s ambassador to the United Nations headquarters in New York. Photo: Xinhua
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