Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Xi Jinping: unity, cooperation are powerful weapons against Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52534&SEO=xi-jinping-unity-cooperation-are-powerful-weapons-against-covid-19 Beijing, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) China's President Xi Jinping stressed on Saturday that unity and international cooperation are the most powerful weapons to fight the Covid-19 coronavirus, at reportedly responding to a letter from US computer tycoon Bill Gates. China's Covid-19 death toll increases; number of recovered patients, too http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52487&SEO=chinas-covid-19-death-toll-increases-number-of-recovered-patients-too Beijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 coronavirus death toll in China has reached on Friday 2,239 people, but at the same time the continued rise in the number of recovered patients has topped 18,264. China, South Korea Presidents agree to cooperate against Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52471&SEO=china-south-korea-presidents-agree-to-cooperate-against-covid-19 Seoul, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) South Korean President Moon Jae-in held phone conversations today with Chinese President Xi Jinping to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the face of the Covid-19 coronavirus epidemic. India congratulates Afghan President Ghani for his reelection http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52457&SEO=india-congratulates-afghan-president-ghani-for-his-reelection New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) India has congratulated President Ashran Ghani for his reelection, after the announcement of the final results by Afghanistan's Elections Commission. Ethiopia signs agreement to protect migratory birds of prey http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52454&SEO=ethiopia-signs-agreement-to-protect-migratory-birds-of-prey New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia on Thursday signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MoU), during the Parties' Conference (COP13) in India. Two passengers on board of Diamond Princess die in Japan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52452&SEO=two-passengers-on-board-of-diamond-princess-die-in-japan Tokyo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Two Japanese passengers on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess, which was quarantined two weeks ago in the port of Yokohama, died of Covid-19 complications on Thursday. Afghanistan: President Ashraf Ghani reelected http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52429&SEO=afghanistan-president-ashraf-ghani-reelected Kabul, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The current president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, was reelected with 923.592 votes, 50,64% of the valid ballots, according to Hawa Alam, president of the Elections Committee of Afghanistan. China decries US measures against its media http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52419&SEO=china-decries-us-measures-against-its-media Beijing, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) China has rejected the decision of the United States to classify five of its media and press agencies as foreign missions, considers it an act of Cold War and warned it will take countermeasures. China to exempt 696 US products from tariffs http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52409&SEO=china-to-exempt-696-us-products-from-tariffs Beijing, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) China on Tuesday announced that it will receive applications to grant new tariff exemptions to 696 US products as of March 2, another move in correspondence with phase one of their bilateral agreement. China produces large-scale first drug approved to fight Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52322&SEO=china-produces-large-scale-first-drug-approved-to-fight-covid-19 Beijing, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) China is currently producing large amounts of favipiravir, first antiviral drug approved to fight Covid-19 outbreak, from which about 1,770 people have already died and other 70,548 have been infected. UN Secretary General arrived in Pakistan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52308&SEO=un-secretary-general-arrived-in-pakistan Islamabad, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrived at the capital to attend the international conference titled '40 Years of Afghan Refugees Presence in Pakistan: A New Partnership for Solidarity.' Cuban president lauds China's work against coronavirus http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52293&SEO=cuban-president-lauds-chinas-work-against-coronavirus Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel lauded China's huge sense of responsibility for its people and the world on Saturday, in light of the epidemic caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus. New Covid-19 cases in China decline for eleventh consecutive day http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52292&SEO=new-covid-19-cases-in-china-decline-for-eleventh-consecutive-day Beijing, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) China reported a decline for the eleventh consecutive day of new Covid-19 coronavirus cases outside Hubei province and its capital, Wuhan, on Saturday, a sign of the effectiveness of its prevention and epidemiological control mechanism. Indian Prime Minister holds talks with Portugal's President http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52255&SEO=indian-prime-minister-holds-talks-with-portugals-president New Delhi, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Friday explored in New Delhi some ways to deepen bilateral ties in areas including trade and investment. Activities begin for 60 years of Vietnam-Cuba relations http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52239&SEO=activities-begin-for-60-years-of-vietnam-cuba-relations Hanoi, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Hanoi Municipal People's Committee and the Cuban Embassy in Vietnam on Friday had a working meeting to agree on some of the activities with which the two countries will celebrate the 60th anniversary of their diplomatic relations. Russia concerns over U.S. troop presence in Japan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52212&SEO=russia-concerns-over-u.s.-troop-presence-in-japan Tokyo, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Ambassador to Japan, Mikhail Galuzin, today expressed concern about the military alliance between the United States and Japan, due to the presence of U.S. troops in that nation, bordering Russian territory. Indian and Vietnamese vice presidents meet in New Delhi http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52140&SEO=indian-and-vietnamese-vice-presidents-meet-in-new-delhi New Delhi, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Indian Vice President Venakaiah Naidu met in New Delhi on Wednesday with a Vietnamese delegation headed by his peer, Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh. Economy of Malasia in 2019, lowest growth in a decade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52137&SEO=economy-of-malasia-in-2019-lowest-growth-in-a-decade Kuala Lumpur, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia's GDP grew only 4.3% in 2019, the lowest rate in the last 10 years, according to a report of the Central Bank. Japan announces tourists' landing from the Diamond Princess http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52088&SEO=japan-announces-tourists-landing-from-the-diamond-princess Tokyo, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Japan's authorities announced this Tuesday the first landing of tourists since February 3 of the quarantine cruise in Yokohama, Diamond Princess. Wuhan and all of Hubei are a health priority in China, Xi Jinping http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=52035&SEO=wuhan-and-all-of-hubei-are-a-health-priority-in-china-xi-jinping Beijing, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping said today that Hubei Province and its capital Wuhan are the priority in the fight against the new coronavirus and therefore should receive more resources.