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Asia / Oceania

Tokyo, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) Japan is experiencing on Saturday the third day of its International Tourism Fair (JATA 2018) with the participation of 130 countries and almost 200 thousand visitors, according to the official site of the event.

Beijing, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) Hong Kong, in southern China, has opened on Saturday an express rail service to reduce travel to the mainland and integrate it into the national high-speed rail system.

New Delhi, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) India has pulled out 271 million people from poverty in the last 10 years, according to a report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) published on Saturaday in New Delhi.

London, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) The study of fat molecules from a 558-year-old fossil named Dickinsonia confirmed it as the first animal in the geological record, the journal Science published today.

Beijing, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) China has allocated at least 50 billion dollars to investment plans in infrastructure, energy, mining, telecommunications, manufacturing and social welfare undertaken in Africa, confirmed today the Development Bank (CDB).

Tokyo, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) The Fifth National Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba in Japan will take place on November 18, reported the island's ambassador, Carlos Miguel Pereira.

New Delhi, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The Indian Foreign Affairs Ministry ruled out on Friday a meeting between Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, in the framework of the next United Nations General Assembly.

Santo Domingo, Sep 21 (PL) Dominican President Danilo Medina received on Friday the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi, at the National Palace.

Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly of People''s Power of Cuba paid tribute on Friday to the recently deceased President of Vietnam, Tran Dai Quang, whom it described as a great friend of the island.

Caracas, 21 Sep (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan embassy in Vietnam as well as authorities of the country have mourned on Fridayt the death of the President of Viet Nam, Tran Dai Quang.

Accra, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Trade of Ghana's goods and services with India reached 3.4 billion dollars in 2017, according to data from the International Trade Center (ITC) published by the Ghanaian newspaper Graphic Online.