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Asia / Oceania

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.

Caracas, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) China and Russia high-level delegations held Saturday meetings with Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez to strengthen cooperation ties between their respective countries and the South American nation.

New Delhi, Jan 12 (PL) Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) stated today that its manned mission Gaganyaan is ready to go into outer space by December 2021.

Hanoi, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will launch a satellite of its own manufacture from Japanese national territory next week, with civil objectives, confirmed the National Space Center of Vietnam Thursday.

10 de enero de 2019, 18:59Male, Jan 10 (PL) The President of the Republic of Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, today sent a message to the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Revolution on the island.

Kabul, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai stressed today that the peace process will not succeed unless it is fully led by Afghans and lacks the support of neighboring countries, according to the local press.

Kabul, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Syed Noorullah Jalili, a businessman, is the third candidate running today for Afghanistan's presidency, which will be decided in elections scheduled for July 20 this year.

Hanoi, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese Public Security Ministry recovered last year more than one billion dollars from economic crimes, related to corruption and smuggling.