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Asia / Oceania

Pyongyang, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) condemned today the founding of the Air Intelligence Corps in South Korea for espionage purposes and described it as an enhancer of regional tensions.

Hanoi, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam received 11,600,000 foreign tourists until the end of November, more than the annual plan, and plans to finish 2017 with more than 12 and a half million visitors.

Hanoi, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The business community will define the future of the Vietnamese economy in the coming decades and will be an important driving force to achieve the country''s prosperity, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said today.

New Delhi, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Slowed by the monetary swap and the fiscal reform, the Indian economy will grow 6.7 percent this year, although in the next two the figure will exceed seven percent, the United Nations estimated today.

Beijing, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) China is a world-leader in shipbuilding countries this year when receiving orders to build 324 ships, media reports said today.

New Delhi, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) At the closing of the 15th Trilateral Meeting of their foreign ministers, China, Russia and India expressed their commitment to work for guaranteeing regional security and economic prosperity in Asia Pacific.

New Delhi, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Heir to India''s long dynasty of prime ministers and political leaders, Rahul Gandhi was elected today as the president of the historical Indian National Congress, the main opposition group of the South Asian nation.

Beijing, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Chinese Communist Party and President of the country, Xi Jinping, insisted today in continuing the battle against bureaucracy and extravagance among public officials, and called to correct those practices immediately.

Hanoi, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The value of Vietnamese imports and exports this year exceeded 385 billion dollars, an increase of 21.1 percent compared to 2016.

Beijing, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) China has expressed its willingness to strengthen cooperation with Cuba''s biopharmaceutical industry, with growing global recognition due to the scientific results and the achievement of effective products in the treatment of several diseases.

Beijing, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) China will try to seat Israel and Palestine to resume negotiations during a forum on peace in the Middle East scheduled to be held in Beijing before the end of the year, announced Foreign Minister Wang Yi.