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Asia / Oceania

1 de octubre de 2020, 10:47Colombo, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Sri Lanka is the fastest aging country in the South Asian region, with more than 14 million people over the age of 55, it was reported here today.

China celebrates National Day focused on socioeconomic goalsBeijing, Oct. 1 (Prensa Latina) China celebrates today 71 years after being proclaimed a People's Republic determined to materialize its plans for socio-economic revitalization in this 2020, overcome internal and external challenges, and move towards territorial integration.

Vietnam reports no new local coronavirus casesHanoi, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam detected on Thursday a new patient with Covid-19, totaling 1,095 cases, but has spent 29 days without community infections because the one reported with the disease is an imported case.

Bangkok, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Thailand´s Tourism Council on Wednesday forecast the arrival of 50,000 foreign sightseers during the fourth quarter of the year, 99.5% less compared to the same period in 2019.

Moscow, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Russia reiterated on Wednesday its call on Armenia and Azerbaijan to end the hostilities over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave and demanded that all the countries of the region refrain from intervening in the conflict.

Beijing, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) China on Wednesday reaffirmed its commitment to set a fair and reasonable price when its vaccines against Covid-19 hit the market, and it even plans to donate some doses to low-income countries.

New Delhi, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) The South Asian region, which is home to a fifth of the world's population, surpassed seven million positive cases of Covid-19, most of them in India.

Hanoi, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Of 1,094 Covid-19 cases reported in Vietnam since the disease emerged early 2020, only 87 people are still hospitalized, the commission in charge of containing the pandemic informed on Wednesday.

Hanoi, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased 2.12% in the first nine months of 2020, compared to last year, the lowest growth in two decades, the General Department of Statistics reported.

Buenos Aires, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Argentine President Alberto Fernandez on Tuesday congratulated his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, on the eve of the 71st anniversary of the foundation of that country, during a telephone call in which they agreed to strengthen joint work.

Beijing, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) The People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China will respond immediately and with sufficient force if the United States attacks the islands in the South China Sea with drones or any other device, Global Times reported on Tuesday.