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UN Denies Giving Philanthropist Award to Chinese Billionaire

The United Nations says it had nothing to do with giving a philanthropist award to Chen Guangbiao, who received the honor at a recent high-profile lunch he hosted for New York City's homeless. In an e-mail interview with VOA, Stéphane Dujarric, a spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general, said the award "was not sponsored by the United Nations in any way, nor do we approve or condone the handing over of such a certificate. From what I can see, the certificate is not...

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