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Beijing, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Vice Chairman President of the Central Military Commission, Fan Changlong, has stressed today that dialogue is the only effective way to quell tensions in the Korean peninsula.


17 de agosto de 2017, 14:50New Delhi, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Heavy rainfalls in northern and eastern India caused more than 240 casualties and at least 14 million of affected people; besides huge economic loses, authorities reported today.


Hanoi, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) In times of tablets and cells, books will give a new battle when next week Viet Nam celebrates in a central park of this capital its annual international fair. The Ministry of Information and Communications announced that the event will be held from next 23 to 27 with the presence of 66 national editions and seven foreign ones.


In some 80 available stands in Thong Nhat park, alongside one of the largest lakes se Hanoi, 40,000 titles will be shown and sold, among them, the winners of the so-called awards Ho Chi Minh and the State.

At the same time, 20 round tables, discussions, seminars and other activities to which are going to partake editors, specialists in authors' right and national and foreign writers.

This is a good opportunity for exchanging experiences between editors and book distributors, promoting new publications, and expanding international cooperation in this field, commented the Ministry of Information and Communications.

According to the CEO of the Press, Information and Publications Department, Chu Van Hoa, in his former five editions the fair and its collateral activities attracted a great number of people and contributed to encourage reading habits in the community.

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Beijing, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Vice Chairman President of the Central Military Commission, Fan Changlong, has stressed today that dialogue is the only effective way to quell tensions in the Korean peninsula.


Hanoi, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam said today that the chapter on this country in the report from the U.S. Department of State on religious freedom lacked objectivity and was inaccurate.


Santiago, Chile, (Prensa Latina) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Chile for about 24 hours, enough time to try an idyllic image with part of Latin America that resulted in condemnation by several sectors.


Beijing, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese President Xi Jinping has met today with US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joseph Dunford, who is making an official visit to Asia.


Beijing, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) China prioritizes today stable growth of foreign investment, reason why the government takes steps to reduce restrictions of access to the market.


Beijing, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPCh) Central Committee, has met today with a delegation from the Cuban Communist Party (PCC) to analyze the excellent ties between the two organizations.


New Delhi, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) India today has a population of just over 27,000 Asian elephants in the wild, much less than recorded centuries ago, a new study reveals.


New Delhi, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Although the government of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh claims the opposite, it was aware of the crisis over the oxygen supply to Baba Raghav Hospital, where more than 80 children have recently died, today reported The Hindu.