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Asia / Oceania

Covid-19 outbreak impedes Chinese New Year tripsBeijing, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The repeat outbreaks of Covid-19 in various regions of China concern citizens and several voices are suggesting canceling the massive trips made traditionally for the Lunar New Year.

Sri Lankan state minister interested in pharma cooperation with CubaColombo, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Officials from Sri Lanka and Cuba expressed mutual interest in strengthening cooperation relations between the two countries in the pharmaceutical sphere, a diplomatic source stated on Friday.

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Seoul, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) A special exhibition of works by Ecuadorian painter Oswaldo Guayasamin (1919-1999) will be opened at the Savina Museum of Contemporary Art, located in a cultural corridor in Seoul, the exhibition website posted.

New Delhi, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) India's vaccine candidate against Covid-19 demonstrated a strong immune response in its first phase of clinical trials, it was learned here on Thursday.

Beijing, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed they expect to visit China in January to go to Wuhan again and investigate the origin of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, causing Covid-19.

Beijing, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) China assured today that it will share with other countries and world organizations samples of the Moon, collected by its Chang'e-5 probe in recent weeks.

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Hanoi, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will begin on Thursday the first phase of clinical trials of its own Covid-19 vaccine, authorities from the Ministry of Health confirmed.

Huawei launches HarmonyOS 2.0 Beta, alternative to AndroidBeijing, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Chinese technology company Huawei presented its HarmonyOS 2.0 Beta, the new version of the operating system for mobile phones developed by it due to the impossibility of obtaining applications and updates from Android and different Google services.

16 de diciembre de 2020, 9:54Beijing, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) A county in Anhui, southern China, reported finding positive samples of SARS-CoV-2 in packages of domestically-produced chicken drumsticks, something that until now was only reported in foreign food.

China, Cuba officials strengthen tourist cooperationBeijing, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Officials from China and Cuba strengthened relations this Wednesday after a memorandum of understanding was signed to design joint cooperation plans and projects, in order to expand tourist flows to the Caribbean nation.