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Asia / Oceania

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The Malaysian government has no plans to use nuclear energy to generate electricity due to the risk associated with it, assured today Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

Bangkok, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) At least 15 people died and another 33 are hospitalized in Malaysia on suspicion of poisoning after consuming a series of alcoholic beverages, police reported today.

Beijing, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) China today implemented additional tariffs for 60 billion dollars on imports from the United States, in response to the tariff increase that the country adopted as part of a damaging economic attack even for its own businessmen.

Beijing, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) today toured the headquarters of the People''s Daily, the official organ of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

Naipyido, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from Myanmar headed by its Minister of Commerce, Than Myint, will attend for the first time the International Fair of Havana, with headquarters in the Cuban capital from October 29 to November 2.

Tokyo, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Officials from the Cuban Embassy in Japan have debated today the Draft Constitution and contributed their proposals for the definitive drafting of the new Cuban Magna Carta.

Tokyo, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The beginning of the second round of trade talks between Japan and the United States, scheduled for Friday, was postponed until the new tariff package imposed by Washington on China comes into force, local media reported today.

Beijing, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) today rejected and described as counterproductive the new increase in tariffs imposed by Washington on Chinese imports, because it will affect their operations here.

Pyongyang, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) A splendid host and a comfortable guest, there are no other more notorious elements to talk about today after the first day of the Summit between North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Pyongyang, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Despite the United States obssession in pressing the United Nations to maintain economic sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), businessmen from different countries are present in Pyongyang to do business.

Hanoi, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) A Smart Cities Summit will be held in this capital on Tuesday and Wednesday with the aim of developing urban areas capable of successfully addressing problems such as transport, security and the environment.