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Asia / Oceania

Varadero, Cuba, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) With the opening in late 2019 of the Rainbow Muthu Cayo Guillermo Hotel, the Singapore-based MGM Muthu Chain will have its fourth hotel in Cuba and will reaffirm its commitment to tourism in the island.

Monaco, Jul 10 ( Prensa Latina) The Monaco Telecom President, Etienne Franzi, confirmed on Wednesday that the Principality of Monaco is the first European State whose territory is entirely covered by the fifth generation (5G) mobile network.

Seoul, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) South Korean President Moon Jae-in charged on Wednesday that the barriers imposed by Japan on the imports of hi-tech products have political motives and seek to hit his country''s development.

Damascus, July 9 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Arab army has repelled Tuesday massive attacks launched by foreign terrorist groups against their positions in the northeast of the Syrian coastal province of Latakia, 400 kilometers northwest of Damascus.

Havana, July 9 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy President of Vietnam, Dang Thin Ngoc Thinh, reviewed Tuesday in the western province of Pinar del Rio a joint project between that territory and Vietnam to improve agricultural production.

Beijing, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) China has made progress in its struggle against atmospheric pollution, and authorities have reported a considerable improvement in the quality of air in several cities in the first semester of 2019.

Caracas, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday received Indian Peace Ambassador Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who will mediate in the dialogue among the country''s major stakeholders.

Beijing, July 9 (Prensa Latina) China will launch another lunar probe at the end of this year to collect soil samples, and plan to launch the Mars probe in 2020 to detect signs of life, a specialized publication reported.

Hanoi, July 9 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam AutoExpo-2019, the largest automobile exhibition organized by this Asian nation, will be held from October 23 to 27, in southern Ho Chi Minh City, according to sponsors.

Beijing, July 9 (Prensa Latina) The eastern province of Jiangsu will host the Exhibition World Internet of Things 2019 (WIOT) next September, an event to show progress in the sector, official sources reported here.

Hanoi, July 8 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan left Hanoi on Monday morning for a five-day official visit to China, in order to strengthen the comprehensive strategic partnership and good neighborly ties between both nations.