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Asia / Oceania

Beijing, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) China´s gold consumption, the world's largest gold market, dropped 18.13% in 2020, in a context marked by its increased international price and few domestic orders, official statistics confirmed today.

Nicaragua's government greets Communist Party of VietnamManagua, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua's government on Monday greeted the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong for the successful conclusion of the 13th Congress of the organization and his re-election to the highest office.

1 de febrero de 2021, 13:47Ankara, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Turkey strongly condemned the coup d'état in Myanmar and called for the immediate release of civilian leaders arrested by the military.

Military reorganize government in MyanmarNaypyidaw, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Armed Forces of Myanmar announced a reorganization of the cabinet on Monday, hours after taking over power and declaring a one-year state of emergency.

1 de febrero de 2021, 12:9Brussels, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) on Monday condemned a military coup in Myanmar and demanded the immediate release of President Win Myint; the head of Government, Aung San Suu Ky; and other members of the Cabinet.

South Africa receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccinesPretoria, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) South Africa's top officials on Monday received one million doses of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 from the Serum Institute in India.

Vietnam evaluates Communist Party Congress as successfulHanoi, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), Nguyen Phu Trong, noted on Monday that the 13th Congress of the organization was a success and will expand the country's paths to socialism.

1 de febrero de 2021, 9:40Beijing, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) China's company CanSino Biologics reported on Monday that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate will continue with the latest trials, after safety and efficacy standards were verified.

1 de febrero de 2021, 8:31Islamabad, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) An IL-76 aircraft from the Pakistani Air Force brought on Monday the first batch of half a million doses of Sinopharm vaccines donated by China to Pakistan to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

1 de febrero de 2021, 8:30Hanoi, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) reaffirmed the will to remain faithful to the principles of Marxism-Leninism and Ho Chi Minh thinking at the closing ceremony of its 13th Congress held in Hanoi on Monday.

China urges political resolution to conflict in MyanmarBeijing, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) China asked on Monday to seek a political solution to the situation in Myanmar, where the military declared a state of emergency and arrested State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, along with other members of the Cabinet.