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Asia / Oceanía

Tokyo,Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group wants to launch its own cryptocurrency, along with a cryptocurrency exchange to trade it on, according to local media.

Moscow, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia criticized today the accusations made by US President Donald Trump about an alleged aid from this country to Pyongyang, in violation of the sanctions imposed on the Asian nation.

Kuala Lumpur,Jan 18 (Prensa Latina)A Malaysia Airlines flight travelling from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur has been forced to make an emergency landing at Alice Springs,Australia.

Manila,Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Mount Mayon, the Philippines'' most active volcano, was erupting like a fountain as molten lava poured down the side, according to experts from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

Beijing, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of China (CPCh) opened here today a meeting focused on the debate of another amendment project to its statutes, previously modified during the 19th Conhgress held last year.

Hanoi, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The parliaments of Asia-Pacific today ratified in this capital that they will work to fulfill the Sustainable Development Goals in line with the 2030 Agenda approved by the United Nations in 2015.

Astana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) At least 52 people were killed today when a highway passenger transport linking Samara and Shinkent burst into flames, according to civil defense sources.

Beijing, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) China's economy reported a growth of 6.9 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017, an increasing trend reported during the first three quarters of the year and higher than the government's target of 6.5 percent, the National Statistics Bureau reported.

Seoul, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will compete in artistic skating, alpine ski, long-distance ski and ice hockey during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, official sources reported today.

New Delhi, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) An Indian soldier and two Pakistani civilians were killed in a new clash between troops from both countries on the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border in the Kashmir disputed region.

New Delhi, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) After exceeding tourist arrivals by 10 million last year, India is now working to double the figure in 2020, today announced the minister of the sector, K.J. Alphons.