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Asia / Oceania

New Delhi, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has a lot of experience in sustainable soil management, said Vera Boerger, FAO's land and water officer during the recently closed COP-14 Conference of the UN Convention to Fight Desertification .

New Delhi, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) India's Government set the goal of creating 12,500 health and welfare 'AYUSH' centers throughout the country; AYUSH stands for Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy.

Beijing, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) China is currently increasing its support for the nations of Africa, as a result of different bilateral agreements, and handed over a youth training center to the Namibian Government, local media stress here.

Kathmandu, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Environmental alarms are sounding in the Himalayas, considered the planet's 'third pole' due to its extensive ice mass, after the northern and southern polar regions.

13 de septiembre de 2019, 16:15Djakarta, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Nearly half a million hectares of forests have been damaged in Indonesia due to fires that began in June.

New Delhi, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Land degradation took center stage here on Friday as part of the agenda of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP14), reported Octavio Perez Pardo, president of the Argentine Federation of Agronomic Engineering.

Addis Abeba, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The Ethiopian and Pakistani governments agreed to strengthen their trade links, the African nation's Foreign Ministry said on Friday in a statement.

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Smog caused by forest fire smoke in Indonesia caused delays to several flights at Sultan Azlan Shah Airport in the northern Malaysian state of Perak.

Vatican City, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis will make apostolic visits to Thailand and Japan, from November 19 to 26, the Holy See reported here this Friday.

New Delhi, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The 'My Water Program', which covers human consumption needs and agricultural irrigation projects in Bolivia, was highlighted at the UN Conference on Desertification by Bolivia's Deputy Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Braulio Huaylla.

Beijing,  (Prensa Latina) The Hong Kong Tennis Association and the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Friday the postponement of the country's Tennis Open giving the continued protests in this Chinese territory, which began in June.