// // //

Asia / Oceania

Beijing, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) China has called on Canada to respect its legal system and the capital punishment imposed against a citizen of that country accused of drug trafficking, recalling that this is a dangerous crime for society.

Kaesong, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) North Korea is ready to welcome about 200 South Korean businessperson interested in visiting the industrial center in this locality, assured a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations (MREE) on Tuesday.

Tokyo, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda denied the allegations that France presented against him for allegedly briberies to winning bid of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Hanoi, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) For the second consecutive year, Asian audit companies have stated Vietnam as the most attractive destination for foreign investments, even ahead of China.

14 de enero de 2019, 15:25Geneva, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) China is the largest exporter and importer of creative goods and services with average annual growth rates of 14 percent between 2002 and 2015, an authorized source reported Monday.

Moscow, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov rejected Monday Japan''s insinuations about US interest in a Kuril Islands agreement between Moscow and Tokyo because it would strengthen a block to contain China.

Seoul, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) South Korea announced Monday it is discussing with the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to arrange for reuniting families separated by war (1950-53) to celebrate the Lunar New Year, at least by videoconference.

Beijing, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) China''s foreign trade grew 9.7 percent in 2018, equivalent to 30.51 trillion yuan ($4.51 trillion USD), the General Administration of Customs confirmed on Monday.

Beijing, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The death toll in a mine accident in northern western China totals 21; the miners got trapped when the roof collapsed, Chinese media confirm on Sunday.

Tehran, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Iran considers its defense program to be legality and with an inalienable right to develop it without aggression for third countries, official sources said Saturday.

Hanoi, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese forest exports reached a record level of nine thousand 308 million dollars in 2018, consolidating the country as the leader in that section in Southeast Asia, second in Asia and fifth in the world.