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Asia / Oceania

Vietnam has no Covid-19 cases on SundayHanoi, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam on Sunday closed a perfect day against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus by not reporting infections and completing 137 consecutive days without deaths from Covid-19, in a repeated sign of control over the pandemic.

17 de enero de 2021, 9:33China, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) China's rescue teams are still unable to contact the 22 trapped gold miners for a week since there is too much debris left by the blast, so they cannot go inland.

Unemployment figures rise in IndiaNew Delhi, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Over nine million Indians lost their jobs in the last three months of last year, according to new estimates from the Center for the Monitoring of the Economy released today.

Indonesia earthquake deaths rise to 73Jakarta, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the island of Celebes in central Indonesia rose to 77 according to the latest reports.

Beijing, (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and China on Friday inaugurated a photographic exhibition in the municipality of Shanghai that joins the tribute program for the six decades of diplomatic relations between both countries.

Addis Ababa, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia thanked China for its support in the fight against Covid-19 and mitigating the economic impacts caused by the pandemic, which has killed more than 2,000 people in the country so far.

Jakarta, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) A 6.2-magnitude earthqauke on Richter's scale struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, killing at least 42 people and injuring over 600.

India surpasses ten and a half million Covid-19 casesNew Delhi, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) India reported on Thursday a total of 10,512,831 inhabitants infected with Covid-19, however 10,146,763 have recovered for a 96.5% recovery rate, one of the world's highgest, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed.

WHO experts in China to investigate origin of SARS-CoV-2Beijing, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) A 10-strong mission from the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in Wuhan, central China, on Thursday to initiate new investigations about the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Tokyo, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Despite the increase in the number of Covid-19 cases, authorities reported about the holding of the 32nd International Jewelry Fair (IJF).

Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and China on Wednesday signed an agreement on the mutual exemption of visas for holders of diplomatic, services, officials and public affairs passports.