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Asia / Oceania

China reveals 65 US products with tariff exemptionBeijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) China published on Friday that the country will begin exempting 65 US product from tariffs for one year starting February 28.


UN Convention will protect Great Indian Bustard and Asian ElephantNew Delhi, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The thirteenth Conference of Parties (COP13) of the UN Convention on Migratory Species, taking place in the Indian city of Gandhinagar included the protection of the Great Indian Bustard, the Asian Elephant and the Bengal Florican.


China's Covid-19 death toll increases; number of recovered patients, tooBeijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 coronavirus death toll in China has reached on Friday 2,239 people, but at the same time the continued rise in the number of recovered patients has topped 18,264.


Tokyo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Two Japanese who were onboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise liner at the Yokohama port, died on Thursday after being infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus.


Seoul, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) South Korean President Moon Jae-in held phone conversations today with Chinese President Xi Jinping to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the face of the Covid-19 coronavirus epidemic.


Berlin, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Important travel and luxury goods companies in China showed concern on Thursday about the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus infection figures.


Beijing, Feb. 20 (Prensa Latina) China denounced on Thursday the hostile ends behind international press reports and rumors about the Covid-19 coronavirus alleged manufacture as being part of biological weapons at Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory.


New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) India has congratulated President Ashran Ghani for his reelection, after the announcement of the final results by Afghanistan's Elections Commission.


New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia on Thursday signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MoU), during the Parties' Conference (COP13) in India.


Tokyo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Two Japanese passengers on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess, which was quarantined two weeks ago in the port of Yokohama, died of Covid-19 complications on Thursday.


Washington, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States is practicing a double standard in dealing with the Covid-19 coronavirus epidemic, according to media reports.