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Beijing, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) A Chinese county suspended live poultry sales in a market dedicated to that business after a female resident was reported with the H5N6-type flu, media reported on Tuesday.

Beijing, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) China demanded that the United States stop its hostility against its companies and focus on guaranteeing them a fair environment to operate, upon having rejected the imposition of restrictions on 58 other domestic firms.

Beijing, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The National People's Congress (Parliament) of China opened on Tuesday its last sessions in 2020 with an agenda that provides for the discussion of several bills and the review of reports on socioeconomic issues.

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Havana, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Mongolia on Monday revalidated their friendship, solidarity and will to broaden bilateral cooperation in health, biotechnology, agriculture, education and sports, on the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations.

21 de diciembre de 2020, 14:25Beijing, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Hong Kong, in southern China, on Monday announced a ban on travelers from the United Kingdom, due to an increase in Covid-19 there and the circulation of a more infectious strain of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

China rejects politicization of human rights to pressure CubaBeijing, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) China rejected today that the United States politicize the issue of human rights to exert pressure and interfere in Cuba's internal affairs, by urging it to normalize bilateral ties on the basis of respect.

China reduces coal consumption and increases clean energyBeijing, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) China revealed today that since 2012 its coal consumption has fallen 10.8 percent and increased the use of clean energy by 8.9 percent, which favored the battle against environmental deterioration.

Kabul, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) At least nine people died and about twenty were injured due to the explosion of a car bomb in the capital, the Afghan Ministry of the Interior reported.

New Delhi, 20 Dec (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Indian farmers paid tribute on Sunday to victims of repression in ongoing protest rallies to demand the repeal of three new laws, which imply handing over the sector to big agribusinesses.

Plenary of Vietnam Communist Party confirms development modelHanoi, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The XIV Plenary Session of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam (PCV) today confirmed the socialist-oriented market economy as the country's development model and outlined tasks for the organization's Congress.

North Koreans highlight work of leader Kim Jong IIPyongyang, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The work of the leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Il (1941–2011) was recalled today, nine years after his death.