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Asia / Oceania

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.

Beijing, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) China announced this Friday that it will also grant exemptions on some US agricultural products from the additional tariffs adopted in the midst of the trade war between the world's two leading powers.

Beijing, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged the US to respond positively to calls for dialogue with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and end frictions that are currently impacting the region.

Santiago de Chile, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Chile's tourism authorities are conducting a strong promotional campaign to conquer the Chinese market with a view to diversifying their sources and focusing on the profits left by their nationals.

Washington, Sept. 12 (Prensa Latina) The government of US President Donald Trump wants to make 'meaningful progress' in trade negotiations with China scheduled to take place here next month, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed this Thursday.

Panama, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian President Laurentino Cortizo ruled out a cooling of relations with China and offered similar views to those expressed by the Asian giant's Ambassador here, Wei Qiang, offered recently to the press.

Vatican City, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis called today for an international meeting to be held here on May 14, 2020, on the theme of 'Reinventing the Global Educational Alliance.'

Beijing, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Officials and medical personnel from Liberia, Ethiopia and Madagascar are being trained in maternal and child health care in China, as part of the assistance this Asian nation is currently providing to African nations in the health sector.

New Delhi, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Desertification and land degradation are currently the biggest threat to agricultural productivity in India, a nation currently hosting the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 14).

Havana, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The Union of Journalists of Cuba has denounced that the accounts of leading Cuban media outlets and journalists had been blocked by Twitter, precisely as they prepared to report on a live television appearance by President Diaz-Canel on Wednesday evening.

Washington, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that a 25% to 30% tariff hike on US$250 billion of Chinese goods will be postponed from October 1 to 15.